IMG_0513.JPGThomas Cook is an oil painter in Austin TX. Born in Baltimore MD, Thomas studied painting at Savannah College of Art and Design, and lived in Savannah GA for over a decade. He through hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2010 and the allure of mountains took him to Salt Lake City UT a couple years later. Mountains, landscape, and nature are used in his paintings as he references the places he has been and builds stories of his past.