Thomas Readett is an Established Artist from Adelaide, South Australia also working as Tarnanthi, Education Officer at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Thomas has been a drawer his entire life ever since he was a child, wanting to further his career as a professional artist he enrolled into Adelaide Central School of Art in 2011, and it was then he began painting. This is now one of his main practices among others. Thomas graduated his study at Adelaide Central School of Art completing his Associate Degree and Bachelor of Visual Arts Degree (BVA) in 2015. During his time at Adelaide Central School of Art he held group shows with fellow graduates and ended the degree with his final body of video work based around ideas of Solitude and a personal journey through his identity. Thomas has since exhibited solo shows "Beneath the Skin", "Dark Light" and "From Within" with works developed through studio practice and artist residency programs such as the SALA Country Health SA/University of South Australia Glenside Mental Health residency.
Thomas has recently been working in street art on large scale murals such as The work "Onwards and Upwards" can be viewed at 99 Prospect Road for the Big Picture Festival, "The Journey" for Wonderwalls 2017, "Plato" for Praxis ARTSPACE Studios, "Into the Light" for Tarnanthi 2019 w/ Elizabeth Close, "Butterfly" for Department for Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Seaford Railway Station + many more.
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