News and Events


Current/upcoming exhibitions
09/19

SOLO: Thomas Paquette: Defined by WaterGross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA – September 6 – 28, 2019
11/19
DUO: Thomas Paquette / Mike Wintermantel : The Enduring LandscapeTri-County Arts Council, Olean, NY – November 8, 2019 – January 4, 2020
02/20
SOLO: Thomas Paquette: From the SurfaceJames K. Schmidt Gallery, Principia College, Elsah, IL – February 24 – April 4, 2020


07/19 – Short video documentary
WPSU public television in State College, Pennsylvania, recently published a video, “Thomas Paquette”. Link here.


07/19 – Recent traveling museum exhibition:
Thomas Paquette: America’s River Re-Explored
Paintings of Mississippi from Source to Gulf
Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Watermark Art Center
Dubuque Museum of Art
Information, paintings, catalogues and posters here.
Video documents for this exhibition:
Introduction to America’s River Re-Explored narrated by Thomas Paquette
Gallery “Walk and Talk” at Minnesota Marine Art Museum


2018 – Museum acquisition
Fox Creek Crossing [64 x 63 inches, oil/canvas] was recently acquired for the Erie Art Museum‘s permanent collection from a private collector in Miami, FL, who owned the painting since 1990, when it was first shown at the Bass Museum of Art.


07/19 – Recent interviews, articles and reviews
Thomas Paquette, WPSU public television, July 2019
Life on the Mississippi by Rochelle Belsito, American Art Collector, April 2019
A conversation with painter Thomas Paquette
by Katie Carter, KBXE-FM and Minnesota NPR affiliate stations, September 2018

Artist carries his work and its message to a wide audience by NPR Morning Edition host Jay Moran, WBFO-FM, Buffalo, NY, September 2018
The Mississippi and More. Thomas Paquette of Warren has his own style by Brian R. Sheridan, Lake Erie Lifestyle Magazine, July 2018
Atmospheric Lands by John D. O’Hern, American Art Collector, September 2018
America’s River Re-Explored by Charley Parker, Lines and Colors, July 2018
What Might Happen? Thomas Paquette’s Mississippi River Odyssey by John Hulsey, The Artist’s Road, June 2018
Thomas Paquette’s Visions of the Mississippi River
by Dean Klinkenberg, Mississippi Valley Traveler, April 2018
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2018 – US State Department purchase for Brussels NATO:
In 2018, the State Department acquired one of Paquette’s larger paintings, Headlands [50 x 40 inches, oil/linen], for permanent installation at the breathtaking new NATO Headquarters in Brussels. This and selected other Paquette paintings from twenty Art in Embassies exhibitions can be seen here. Headlands was created for Paquette’s solo museum exhibition about the nation’s wilderness areas, On Nature’s Terms.