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Thomas Andersen

Hobart, Australia

Thomas Andersen paintings and sculpture can be found in collections all over the world including Europe, the United States and Australia...

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Thomas Andersen spent his early childhood in Denmark, his father was from a family who had bred horses for over a hundred years, his mother Estonian, from a seafaring family. Thomas remembers large paintings and tapestries in his grandfather’s farmhouse, perhaps the stories and legends he paints go back to those early years.

Thomas arrived in Australia at age seven and was educated at Friends’ School in Hobart. After jobs at the Hobart Museum and CSIRO, he went to England, having gained a position at the British Museum of Natural History.
During the many expeditions with the museum to different countries he found painting and drawing specimens easy and engrossing. Later he went to sea working on bulk carriers sailing to European and American ports. While a painter, designer and musici…

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