MFA Merit Scholarship The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. BFA Printmaking Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Phila. Pa. Founder and Master Printer at Hummingbird Press Editions located on Chicago's south side. Thomas has published such artists as Kerry Marshall, William Conger, Richard Hunt, Willie Cole and Barbara Jones-Hogu among others. He as taught at Tyler School of Art, The School of the Art Institute Chicago., Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Penland School of Crafts and Ox bow and is currently on faculty at Chicago State University. His own artworks are included in various private and public collections, exhibits nationally and abroad. Recent commissions include the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Chicago Transit Authority. He is represented by N’Namdi Contemporary Miami-Detroit.