Thomas W. Schaller (Artist)
Architectural Watercolor Paintings – including fantastic paintings of Southern California, London, Italy, Greece, as well as amazing architectural fantasy paintings.
About the Artist
Following a 20-year career in New York City as an architect and architectural artist, Tom Schaller is now based in Venice, California where he devotes himself full-time to artwork in the watercolor medium.
He has long been considered one of the foremost architectural artists in the world. In the field, he has won every major award for his artwork – including being a two-time recipient of the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize. He has authored two books ; the best-selling, and AIA award of merit winner, Architecture in Watercolor, and The Art of Architectural Drawing. He has lectured widely, and hosted many watercolor workshops. His artwork has been exhibited around the world including at the Art Institute of Chicago, a mid-career retrospective at The Graham Foundation, The American Society of Illustrators in New York City and at the Aedes-East Gallery in Berlin.
As a fine artist, his watercolors have been recognized in a feature article in the April 2010 “American Artist” magazine and showcased several times in “American Art Collector” magazine. His is the featured artwork on the cover of the December 2010 “Watercolor Artists” magazine’s “One’s to Watch” issue. His artwork is represented by the Link Gallery, the Universal Art Gallery, and the Carter-Sexton Gallery in Los Angeles which will host a one-man show of his watercolors in 2011.
Recently, Mr. Schaller’s artwork has been selected to be included in a number of prestigious exhibitions including, The Zhujiajiao International Watercolor Biennial in Shanghai, the International Watercolor Biennial Mexico in Mexico City, the 143rd Annual Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society in New York City, and was a Grand Jury Prize Winner in the 2010 National Paint the Parks Competition.
Mr. Schaller is a member of many organizations including The American Watercolor Society, The National Watercolor Society, The California Watercolor Association, and the California Art Club.
2010: Zhijiajiao International Watercolour Biennial; Shanghai, China
2010: 143 Annual International Exhibition : American Watercolor Society, New York, NY
2010: Karen Vance Juror’s Award and Top 100 Award Winner,
Paint the Parks National Competition and Traveling Exhibition; Topeka, KS
2010: IXth Annual International Watercolor Biennial: Mexico City
Invitational Exhibition; Founding Member: North American Watercolor Artists
2010: 41st National Exhibition: California Watercolor Association: People’s Choice Award; Walnut Creek, CA
2010: 39th Annual International Exhibition: San Diego Watercolor Society; San Diego, CA
2010: Exposición 2do Encuentro Acuarelistas Hispano-Americanos; Guayaquil,
Equador; Invitational Exhibition
2010: “Excellence in Art and Sport”; The National Art Museum of Sport: Indianapolis, IN
2010: Richeson 75: Landscape, Seascape & Architectural Exhibition ; Juried Competition and Exhibition: Kimberly, WI
2010: ” Golden State Treasures”; Juried Competition; California Art Club; Pasadena, CA
2010: “Magnificent Miniatures”; Juried Competition; California Art Club; Pasadena, CA
2010: “Surf’s Up: Paintings of the California Coastline” ; Juried Competition; California Art Club: Pasadena, CA
2010: Nomades del Arte: Juried Competition and Traveling Exhibition of Plein-Air Paintings: Southwest Gallery, Dallas
2010: Watercolor Award of Merit; First Annual Face Book Painting Competition; Buck’s County Gallery of Fine Art; New Hope, PA
2010: 6X6 Exhibit: Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
2010: Outstanding Watercolor; June: Fine Arts Studio On Line Competition
2010: Group Exhibition, “Diverse Expressions”: Universal Art Gallery, Venice, CA
2010: One Man Exhibition, Exhibit [A] Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2010: Group Exhibition: New York Society of Architectural Renderers; New York, NY
2010: “Art vs. Oil Spill”: Exhibition and Auction; Baton Rouge, CA
Article by James Day
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