Thomas Kinkade

  • 1958 – 2012
  • Grew up in Placerville, in Northern California
  • Has been a published artist since the 1980s
  • His work demonstrates admiration for the tradition of 19th-century American life, creating romantic worlds covering a wide variety of subjects from quaint cottages to rustic outdoor scenes to cityscapes
  • Was inducted into the Bradford International Hall of Fame for plate artists
  • Awards: In 1995, Lithograph of the Year Award and Graphic Artist of the Year Award from the National Association of Limited Edition Dealers.

Artwork by Thomas Kinkade