Trish Thompson

About the Artist:

Trish Thompson is a mixed media painter whose work features richly textured Florida landscapes. She is retired from her position as professor in the Cultural Arts Department at Daytona State College, where she taught painting, design, and art appreciation.

She is a founding artist at Arts on Douglas and has been represented by the gallery since its onset in 1996, during which time her work has been featured in four solo exhibitions. She has also been selected for and participated in four residencies with Master Artists at Atlantic Center for the Arts.

Her work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the following American Association of Museum institutions: The  Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala; The Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences; The Museum of Art, Deland; and the Pensacola Museum of Art. She has also had solo exhibitions at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, The Bay County Cultural Arts Center, Panama City, and twice at the 23rd Floor Gallery at Florida’s Capitol in Tallahassee . Her work has been shown in two two-person exhibitions, at The Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, with Jose Antonio Suarez Londono, and at the Ormond Memorial Museum of Art, with Tim Ludwig. Thompson’s work is also included in public and corporate collections in Orlando, Atlanta, London, Japan, and the President’s Palace in Bogota, Colombia.

Past public commissions include the Daytona Beach International Airport, The Volusia County Courthouse, Deland, Advent Hospital, Bert Fish Memorial, New Smyrna Beach, The New Orleans Museum of Art , The City of New Smyrna Beach public collection, and One Daytona, on International Speedway Boulevard (four paintings on a utilities box surround)

Her work  has been recently installed in the Daytona State College Lemerand building. Thompson is a featured artist in Coast to Coast: The Contemporary Landscape in Florida, published by the University Press of Florida, and Picturing Florida: From the First Coast to the Space Coast by Kahren Arbitman, published by Fresco Fine Art Publications.


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Past Exhibitions at Arts on Douglas