Owner of his eponymous gallery, Thomas Masters talks about the importance of taking control of your own creative life including advice on approaching a gallery,establishing career and professional goals, and evaluating the kinds of sales your work is garnering.
“The great truth is that the public that does not know the artist. When you’re selling your paintings convincingly to an audience that doesn’t know you from Joe Schmo: that’s the real deal.”
Also a songwriter, composer and painter, Thomas Masters has owned and operated Thomas Masters Gallery in Chicago since 1993. Masters represents artists in a variety of media with a roster that includes artists like Jon Langford, Magdalena Abakanowicz and Tim Anderson. Exhibitions at the gallery have been reviewed in such publications as New City, Art Ltd Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Chicago Magazine and the Chicago Tribune among many others.