Carla Thomson (1968-2019) memorial award


SAL record control number: 78918 ;

Record level: Listing ;

Record type: Awards & prizes ;


Title: Carla Thomson (1968-2019) memorial award ; 

Begin Date: 2020 ; 
End Date: n/a ; 

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$50 award to a floral painting ; 

Carla Thomson was a fulltime artist who maintained a studio in the New England town of Glocester, RI. Primarily painting realistic florals and landscapes, she creates images that inspire – from the joy in a brightly colored bouquet to the serenity of waves crashing on a rocky shore. Collectors express how her art imbues joy and tranquility. She received her B.A. in Studio Art from Rhode Island College with a focus on graphic design. She later discovered her love for painting working on murals for her children’s nurseries, which lead to a short part-time role as a muralist. Carla continued developing through self-study, coursework Rhode Island College, workshops and a collaborative painting group lead by master artist Linda A. Woods. She recently transitioned to a full-time artist after a long career in technology at a multinational financial services company. The story of her midlife career change appeared on Her artwork is found in numerous private collections throughout the US and Europe.

2020 – Kathy Anderson (b.) : Warbler with roses and quince (#14), ca.2020.
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November 23, 2020

Last updated: April 4, 2021 at 20:41 pm