In a 20 year career, Ian Thomas has staged 12 solo exhibitions and had works included in numerous group shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Working with mixed media, he produces vigorous, witty, rough-edged abstract works referencing his personal take on people, music, film, travel and literature.
Ian's paintings are held in private and corporate collections throughout Australasia and Europe, having been purchased by such varied collectors as fashion designer, Colette Dinnigan and Melbourne's five star Grand Hyatt hotel.
He was recently selected to show at The Other Art Fair in Sydney and was chosen as a feature artist by the Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art. Ian’s work has appeared in many publications including GQ, Home Beautiful, Real Living and the Sydney Morning Herald,