The Old Print Shop

Thomas Seawell

b. 1936

Thomas Seawell was born in Baltimore, Maryland.  He received his MA from the Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.  After a teaching position in Arkansas, he accepted an invitation to start a printmaking department at the State University of New York in Oswego, NY.  During the mid-1980’s he was commissioned by Geldermann, Inc., to document stock exchanges and other trading floors around the world.  The silkscreen (serigraph) prints of Thomas Seawell are complex overlays of colors, textures, and glazes.

Seawell is a member of the Society of American Graphic Artists (SAGA), Boston Printmakers, Philadelphia Water Color Society, and the Texas Sculpture Association.   His work is in the permanent collections of  The Brooklyn Museum, NY;  DeCordova Museum of Art, MA;  Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY;  Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; Purdue University, IN; Corpus Christi Municipal Public Library, TX; Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia, among others.