"My work is minimal and is all sodium fired earthenware. This process gives each piece a one of a kind finish and a subtle atmospheric surface."
Tom received a BA in visual Art and a BS in biology from Bemidji State University. Tom was a Long-Term resident at the Archie Bray Foundation and was a 3-year resident with his wife Maggie Jaszczak at Penland School of Craft. Currently Tom has set up his studio and family in Shafer, MN in the St. Croix River Valley. Tom has exhibited all over the U.S. and has received several awards and honors including the Emerging Artist Award at NCECA and was an honored maker at the White House.