Thomas Schaller is a multi-award-winning artist, architect, and author based in Los Angeles. He is a winner of the Alpha Rho Chi Medal at OSU, a Graham Foundation Grant, and a two-time winner of the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize. He is the author of three books, The Art of Architectural Drawing, and Architecture in Watercolor – winner of an American Institute of Architecture Award of Merit. His new book, Thomas W Schaller: Architecture of Light is published by Penguin Random House. And his newest DVD, Watercolor: The Power of Design is published by Streamline. And his new interactive course is hosted by Terracotta.
Tom is in demand internationally as an instructor, juror, and speaker. His recent work has been featured in prestigious international master’s exhibitions in over 25 countries around the world. He was awarded the Best in Show, AIP36, 2021, Abu Rawash Master Award in 2019 and was a finalist for the Lynx Prize for Contemporary Art. He has written for many international arts publications, and has been a demonstrator at PACE, Watercolor Live, The Roman Watercolor Society, The Graham Foundation Chicago, Harvard University, the National Watercolor Society, the California Art Club, the Pushkin Museum of Art in Moscow.
He is a Signature Member of many arts organizations including the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, and Transparent Watercolor Society of America and elected a member of the International Masters of Watercolor Alliance in 2019. He was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of American Watercolor Weekly and Streamline Publishing, elected Artist Member of the California Art Club and the Salmagundi Art
Club, NYC. He is president emeritus of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators and a founding member of the group; North American Watercolor Artists.
Tom is proud to be a Brand Ambassador for:
Daniel Smith Watercolor, Baohong Paper, NEEF Brushes, Stillman & Birn, House of Hoffman