Thomas Petty was born in Germany in . His family quickly moved back to the states where he grew up in Texas. He spent most of his time outdoors connecting with nature and creating art. This passion for art has continued throughout his life, continually creating through high school. In Fall 2018 Thomas received a BFA in Communication Design from Texas State University.
After graduating Thomas had the chance to work for Gil Bruvel,
producing art and learning about to being a professional artist. Thomas has had many other great learning opportunities that have fueled his pursuit of art. Including producing monumental bronze sculpture at a foundry in Grapevine, art restoration for a short time, and is currently a fine art specialist who transports
and installs art in the Dallas Fort-Worth area.
His own artwork revolves around the framework of nature, built of many shapes and patterns. These repetitive forms can be found from micro to macro scale allowing for endless connections seen and unseen. Together ultimately making up our reality and setting the stage of our human experience. Thomas seeks to show these connections to his viewers. To find the related elements that exist all around us.Thomas looks at science and nature for inspiration. He seeks to show the connections between different elements in the natural world.