About the Instructor

Thomas Hunt was born in Cincinnati Ohio in 1962.  He attended the Art Academy of Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati.  He received his MFA in 1990 from Washington University in St Louis, where he studied under James McGarrell, Bill Kohn, and Hillary McMahon.  He has exhibited his work since 1987, and has won several awards at previous Paint Webster plain air competitions.  Subject matter ranges from plein air painting, still life and political images, to ceramics.  Currently, Hunt composes landscapes in and around his home in Missouri, and also of his summer travels in the United States and Western Europe.  Hunt teaches drawing and painting at Nerinx High School in Webster Groves.

Jurors for Paint Webster 2015:

Jeffrey A. Hughes, Curator, Hunt Art Gallery and Professor, Webster University Jeffrey Hughes is professor of art history and criticism and Director of the Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University in St. Louis where he teaches courses on modern art, German Expressionism, contemporary art, and art theory and criticism.  He attended DePauw University and received the B.A. in art history from Indiana State University and both the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in art history from the University of Iowa.  Hughes is a recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, including Kress Foundation Fellowships for field research in India and to the Aga Khan program at Harvard, the Asian Cultural Council Grant, Webster University faculty research grants, and an N.E.H. grant for research on the American avant-garde during World War II. He has curated several exhibitions and has been a quest lecturer at numerous galleries and institutions, including University of North Texas, Indiana University, University of Chicago, and the Saint Louis Art Museum.  Hughes’s articles and reviews have appeared in Flash Art, Contemporary, Sculpture, Artpapers, Art on Paper, New Art Examiner etc.

Tom Lang, Chair, Art Department; Webster University

Tom Lang, both a papermaker and printmaker, has decades of experience  working, exhibiting, and teaching about both.  His most recent work engages a direct drawing process , traditional printmaking, and digital technology. His work has been exhibited and is in various collections in Europe and the USA. He has been a visiting artist in the U.K., France, Japan, and Austria. Currently he is Chair  and Professor at Department of Art at Webster University.


Tom Hunt will be teaching a free demonstration and workshops on Saturday, May 2nd in Webster Groves (location TBD).

Demonstration: 10 am - 12 pm

Adult and High School Workshop: 12:30 - 2:00 pm (Bring your own materials: see Recommended Materials List on web site, coming soon)

Children's Workshop: 2:00 - 3:30 pm (All supplies provided)