BIO              THOUGHTS


Participated in various group shows, gallery and media exhibitions,


Work is part of several collections, both private and institutional, including:


Color Caliente (New York: BWAC, 2008).

Have illustrated numerous publications, including:
All published by El Museo del Barrio, 1973-75

Published by the New York City Board of Education, 1975

Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1983-85


Television and Film

Tom Vega's paintings were used on the sets of "The Bachelorette (Season Three)" (2005), "The Unusuals" (2009), and "Gimme Shelter" (2012).


Art-Related Experiences

Auction Co-Chairperson, BWAC, 2004-08
Art Juror, Supreme Court of New York, 2004-05
Panelist, Brooklyn Arts Council, 2002-04

Born: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Education: New York University (BS, 1963; MA, 1964)