THE ART OF TOM WILSON
I started painting the 2nd time I quit drinking in 1997..
I’ve been clean and sober 17 years…
The painting started because I believed it was important to be productive instead of destructive… It’s become my meditation.. My quiet prayer… I paint for myself and I am fortunate to have people discovering my work
“There’s days when I love it and there’s days when I don’t love it and most days I don’t even think about it,” Wilson said.
It really defines how I survive and how I choose to survive this time on this planet.”
The Artist’s Journey
“We were stoned and staring down a 13-hour drive on the flattest road that runs through the longest fields. The West Coast would belong to us, if we could get there. We were foolish and fearless and we challenged the darkness that hung like the ghosts of horse thieves all around us. It was too late to stop now, and we could smell the salt in the air though our open windows. We were fearless , gold, tattered, and wind-battered … The soul of the country was right there in our headlights and all 3.8 million square miles of it belonged to us … We were feeling alive, roaming with the buffalo, and running with the wildest beasts … We would never go home again” …
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