His work can be seen in numerous publications including Monocle, Harvard Business Review and GQ France, as well as in various national and international retail establishments.
Tom is also a published illustrator, having two titles published with Laurence King Publishing, and a picture book currently in progress. On the side, Tom regularly collaborates with Everlovin’ Press to create hand-printed letterpress products.
Tom works with local and international agencies, individuals and businesses on every imaginable kind of project. He works out of an old converted hog barn in the middle of nowhere.
Capital One, Monocle Magazine, GQ France, Wired UK, Elephant Magazine, Harvard Business Review, The Walrus, Kit & Ace, Reader's Digest, Laurence King Publishing, Condé Nast, Offscreen Magazine, Chipotle Mexican Grill, easyJet, BC Liquor Stores, Karacters/DDB, The Fox is Black, Creative Mornings, Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, Destination BC, Martin’s Apple Chips, CP Rail, Trinity College Magazine, Underline Studio, Hambly & Woolley, Nexavar, Slimming World, Ecojustice, Octopus Books, Riverside Capital, A Rocha International, Ligonier, River Rock Casino, Salemta Magazine/Ethiopian Airlines, Ledcor, BC Egg Marketing Board, Herb Lester Associates, UTSC Magazine, Phil Chester, ParticipAction, Quality Eats, Rethink, Canadian Business Magazine, Corporate Knights, Fenwick (British Department Store), Tufts University, Stylist Magazine, Stong's Market, High Street Wine Co., The Laughing Cow USA, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Penguin Random House
3x3 Professional Show Annual No. 14 (Merit)
Stong's Market Illustrations
Communication Arts Illustration Annual 58 (Award of Excellence)
Stong's Market Illustrations
2016 World Illustration Awards (Shortlist)
Stickyscapes New York
Communication Arts Design Annual 55 (Award of Excellence)
Communication Arts Design Annual 54
BC Eggs Annual Report Illustrations
Grain Edit, Design Work Life, For Print Only (FPO), How Magazine, Paper Crave, Communication Arts, Awwwards, IdN World, Applied Arts Magazine, Vancouver is Awesome, Poppytalk, Form Fifty Five, Ruffled Blog, Canadian Design Resource, We And The Colour, Offscreen Magazine Field Notes, Hey There, Herb Lester Journal
Tom enjoys teaching and speaking on the theory, practice and process of design and illustration. Previous engagements include:
2017 — Speaker: Type Brigade 38 (Vancouver)
2017 — Judge, Adobe Creative Jam (Vancouver)
2016 — University of the Fraser Valley, Continuing Education (Illustration Instructor)
2016 — Speaker: Kaleidoscope, ICON 9, (Austin)
2016 — Skillshare Class: Impress Me (Online)
2016 — Speaker: Pecha Kucha (Richmond)
2015 — Skillshare Class: Inky Illustrations (Online)
2015 – Speaker: Adobe Creative Jam (Vancouver)
2014 – Trinity Western University (Guest Lecturer)
2013 – Trinity Western University (Sessional Design Instructor)
2012 – Trinity Western University (Sessional Design Instructor)
2015 – Bloodbath (group show), Gallery 71a, London UK. 5–12 November.
Tom loves to share his experience with and perspective on the world of commercial art. Previous writing includes:
2015 – The Existential Side of Commercial Art, Applied Arts Magazine (Print Magazine), September/October 2015