From the Artist's Website:
Tom Bennett, born in Ridgefield, Connecticut, grew up in a household of artists that was influenced by his father, also an award-winning painter, Harry Bennett. Tom grew up spending much of his time experimenting with art mediums and also dedicating much of his youth to drawing.
He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting at the University of Connecticut in 1982 and studied under the painter and photographer, Bill Parker, an excellent teacher at the UConn. He also studied design under Paul Zelansky, also an excellent instructor.
Tom has had numerous one-man shows and been featured in group shows in the United States and has been the recipient of many awards such as the John Koch Prize for Painting. He is represented internationally in both public and private collections that include the likes of Andy Warhol, Richard Diebenkorn, and David Hockney.