Tommy designs and creates all of his pieces in his NC studio with the help of a dedicated team of artisans. He began his career as an art restorer and for more than 20 years repaired pieces and crafted finishes for importers and private collectors. He was intrigued with metal sculpture and began creating his own floral pieces for a small audience familiar with his work. Clients commissioned works for their second homes and he travelled often to NY and Palm Beach for installations. Word spread, and boutique owners and magazine editors began to feature his collections.
Tommy spends most days in his studio working with a combination of copper, brass, and steel, paint and gold leaf. His works are notable for their tactile finishes, and influenced by his years working with important antiques and aged patinas. Each piece is hand made and signed.
Tommy lives in Chapel Hill, NC and New York, NY.