Brad Thomas is a native of Mount Airy, NC and a graduate of UNC Charlotte’s Department of Art + Art History. In spring 2015 he was awarded the department’s inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award.
Brad has over 25 years experience as a professional artist, curator, and administrator. He has served on the Arts & Science Council’s Public Art Commission and has worked alongside dedicated arts professionals and educators at Davidson College, The Mint Museum, and McColl Center for Art + Innovation to promote contemporary art and the artists who make it.
As a visual artist, his commissioned works have been featured at the North Carolina Museum of Art, The Halsey Institute for Contemporary Art, and The Craft Museum of Finland. His works are held in numerous private and public collections including the Mint Museum, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Weatherspoon Art Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Brad recently relocated to the Twin Cities with his family and established Thomas Contemporary at historic Vandalia Tower to support his studio, curatorial, and art collections advisory practice.
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