Following a 20-year career in New York City as an architect and architectural artist, Tom Schaller is now based in Los Angeles where he devotes himself full-time to fine artwork in the watercolor medium. Tom is the most recent recipient of the Dong Kingman Award from the AWS, and is a two-time recipient of the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize.
He has authored two books; the best-selling, and AIA award winner, Architecture in Watercolor, and The Art of Architectural Drawing. He is increasingly in demand internationally to conduct his watercolor workshop series, “The Architecture of Light”.
His work has been accepted into many recent prestigious international exhibitions including the “147th Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society“, New York City; the “Gold Medal Exhibition of the California Art Club”, Los Angeles; the National Watercolor Society group at “Eau en Couleurs”, Belgium; the “Shenzhen Watercolor Biennial”,China; the “Zhujiajiao International Watercolor Biennial”,Shanghai: "International Art-Bridge Watercolor Competition, St. Petersberg; and The "World Watermedia Invitational Exposition"; Bangkok,Thailand.
A Signature Member of the AWS, and the NWWS, Tom was recently elected Artist Member of the California Art Club, and is an active member of many professional arts organizations. He is a founding member of the group; North American Watercolor Artists.
Steps of Rocamadour, watercolor, 76 x 56 cm