Born in London, Tom Rickman studied at the Epsom College of Art and Design. From 1983 for nine years he lived in Dorset, working from a beach hut studio. In 1993 he moved to Cornwall, settling in Penwith where he still lives and paints the landscape.

One of five Gallery Tresco artists to participate in the Venice Collection painting project and exhibition in 2004. Seven of his works, all oils on canvas, were included in the Christmas show on the Isles of Scilly that year.

Tom is part of the group of artists who exhibit and paint regularly on the Islands with the support and interest of Gallery TRESCO. He is a tutor at Newlyn School of Art (2016).


Painter in oils and gouache of landscapes


2004: the Venice collection, Gallery Tresco

2010: the Autumn collection, Gallery Tresco

2012: Gallery Tresco (Oct)

2013: Newlyn Art Gallery - Newlyn School of Art Tutors Fundraising Exhibition (24 Oct-2 Nov)

Open Studios Cornwall 2022; 2023

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Catalogue in Gallery Tresco Archive


Artist's statement and illus, the Venice collection (2004), catalogue; 

Artist's statement and illus, the Autumn collection (2010), catalogue

Brittain, Sarah and Cook, Simon (2001) Behind the Canvas, 40 Artists working in West Cornwall;