They say that April showers bring May flowers; but at Art On Broadway Gallery, April brings an opportunity for long time Beaverton resident, Thomas Eldridge, to feature his large contemporary oil paintings. The show opens on Wednesday, April 2, and continues through Saturday, May 3. A reception to celebrate his work will be held on Saturday, April 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. Come visit with Tom and enjoy complimentary refreshments as well as wine from Stoller Family Estate.
A graduate of Sunset High School in Beaverton and Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Thomas is an international award-winning oil painter who has been a recipient of the prestigious Schneider Merit Award for his contributions to the fine arts in Southern Oregon. He majored in Fine Arts and studied painting and drawing under the late Robert Alston, and printmaking with master printer Lyle Matoush. He was a member of several planning committees for the Schneider Art Museum and director of the Stevenson Union Art Gallery at Southern Oregon University.
Thomas Eldridge with his oil painting, Jousting Peacocks