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Tom Jay

tom_big.jpg Tom Jay has been an active member of the Northwest Art Community since 1966, when he built the first bronze casting facility for Seattle University. He went on to supervise and construct casting facilities at the University of Washington. Upon graduation, with an MFA from the University of Washington in 1969, he established Riverdog Fine Arts Foundry which cast, in addition to his own work, sculpture for such notable N.W. sculptors as Tony Angell, Hilda Morris, Phil Levine, Richard Kirsten, Louise McDowell, George Tsutakawa, Everett DuPen, Ann Morris, John Hoover, Marvin Oliver, Larry Anderson, Gizel Berman, Doug Granum, Barry Herem, Clayton James, Jeff Day and others.

Recent Work by Tom Jay

BEAUTIFUL, MAJESTIC, DESPERATE, MONSTROUS, TRAGIC: ART from the *HYPORHEIC ZONE.
*The hyporheic zone is where ground water meets surface water (hypo = below, rheic = river).

Tom Jay and Sara Johani, with a combined intensive engagement in art of over 70 years, are preparing a two person exhibit at Northwind Gallery in Port Townsend, WA, scheduled to open November 5, 2011. It's the culmination of the last ten years of work in bronze sculpture, cast at their own Lateral Line Bronze Casting Studio in Chimacum, WA.