Photographer Tom Chambers was raised in the Amish farm country of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Tom completed a B.F.A. in 1985 from The Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida majoring in graphic design with an emphasis in photography. Tom has worked as a graphic designer, including the design of printed materials, packaging, and magazines. Since 1998 Tom has created photomontage images for sharing the intriguing unspoken stories, all of which reflect his worldview and elicit a range of feelings in the viewer.
Currently, Tom is represented by five galleries in the United States and England, including Chase Young Gallery, Boston; Gilman Contemporary, SunValley, ID; Modernbook Gallery, San Francisco; Photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe; and Bo-Lee Gallery, London, UK. Tom has received fellowships from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Tom’s photography is held in the collections of the National Museum of Photography, Bogotá, Colombia; California Sate Polytechnic University “Channing Glissen Collection”; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA; Santa Fe Museum of Art, NM; Museum of Realist Art, Boston; Sir Richard Branson, personal collection and the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Entropic Kingdom containing Images from five series was published by Modernbook Editions in 2012.