About Thomas Tribby

Thomas L. Tribby is an internationally known artist who has participated in solo and group exhibitions in the United States and Europe. He is prolific in a variety of disciplines: i.e. painting, print making and sculpture and he works in a variety of media, most commonly oil, acrylic or watercolor.

Tom has gallery representation in Florida, South Carolina and Massachusetts and has relationships with several publishers:  Artaissance, in Atlanta, Visionart in Costa Mesa and Curator's Collection, in Los Angeles.  He has worked with corporate and private clientele.  His paintings were featured in articals appearing in the Fall 2007 issue of Waterfront Home and Design and the December 2010 issue of Architectural Digest.  He has participated in juried and invitational shows in Florida, California, Arizona, Washington, D.C., New York and Paris.

Tom had the honor of being one of nine painters in the American Delegation at the 2007 Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts exhibition, known as the Paris Salon, at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, where his painting Lifeguard was exhibited.

In 2008 Tom received from the Design Center of the Americas, DCOTA, the prestigious Stars of Design award in the category of Art.

Tom lives and works in West Palm Beach, Florida where he maintains a studio .



1961-1963 University of Washington, Seattle, WA - Studies in Fine Art
1963-1966 University of California, Berkeley, CA - Bachelor of Arts, Painting
1969-1970 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ - Graduate Studies, MFA Program
1979-1980 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ - Graduate Studies, MFA Program

Museum Exhibitions

1987 - Long Beach Art Museum, Long Beach, California
1993 - Palm Beach County Community College Art Museum, Lake Worth, Florida
2002 - Hibel Museum of Art, Group Show, Jupiter, Florida
2008 - Nathan D. Rosen Museum, Boca Raton, Florida 

One Man Exhibits

1966 - Cunningham Memorial Gallery, Bakersfield, California
1968 - First Federal Savings and Loan, Casa Grande, Arizona
1991 - Barnett Bank of Palm Beach,  West Palm Beach, Florida
1993 - Florida Stage Gallery, Manalapan, Florida
1995, 1998 - The Governors Club, West Palm Beach, Florida
1999-2006 - Palm Beach Framemakers Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2001 - Montgomery Gallery, Manalapan, Florida
2009 - 2010 Jennifer Garrigues, Inc, Palm Beach, Florida

Group Exhibits: Invitational & Juried

1979 - Scottsdale Artists League, AZ
1980 - 6th Annual Jerome Theme Show, AZ
1986 - Affair in the Garden, Beverly Hills, CA
1988 - Costa Mesa Art League, CA
1988-89 - Long Beach Art Association, CA
1989 - Long Beach Invitational, CA
1989 - Affair in the Garden, Beverly Hills, CA
1991 - Barnett Bank of Palm Beach County, FL
1992 - Dina Harris Gallery, FL
1992-1994, 1999, 2004 - Armory Art Center, FL
1992 - H.B. Starr Gallery, FL
1996 - Studio 412, Group Show, FL
2000, 2003, 2004  - Palm Street Art Studios, FL
2001 - The Retreat, Artists Against Abuse,  South Hampton NY
2003 - Aaron Gallery, Washington DC
2003 - Grand Bank and Trust, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
2005 - Liman Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2007 - Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France
2009 - Florida Original Contemporary Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
2009 - 2010  Gallery 1608, West Palm Beach, Florida
2010 - Spectrum 2010, The Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN 


2008 - Stars of Design award in category of Art, Design Center of the Americas            (DCOTA)
1994 - Second Place - Two Dimentional Work, Small Works Show, Armory Arts Center            West Palm Beach, Florida
1992 - First Place - Three Dimentional Work, Small Works Show, Armory Arts Center             West Palm Beach, Florida
1988 - First Place, Oils, Costa Mesa Art League, Cost Mesa, California
1980 - Senator's Award, 6th Annual Jerome Theme Show, Jerome, Arizona

Gallery Representation

Aries East Gallery, 2805 Main St., Brewster, MA 02631
Ellis-Nicholson Gallery, 1 1/2 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Jennifer Garrigues, Inc,  308 Peruvian  Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida  33480
Palm Beach FrameMakers Gallery, 183 N. County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Rosenbaum Fine Art, 150 Yamato Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431


2002 - Art Decor, Atlanta, GA
2003, 2004 - International ArtExpo, New York, NY


2004-Present - VisionArt, Costa Mesa, CA
2006-Present - Curators Collection, Los Angeles, CA
2007-Present - Artaissance, Atlanta, GA
BOOKS (available for purchase and review on-line at www.blurb.com)
2007 On The Waterfront, paintings by Thomas L. Tribby
2007 Impressions of Florida, Watercolors by Thomas L. Tribby
2010 Works on Paper by Thomas L. Tribby