ARTIST BIO: THOMAS KINKADE

“Painter of Light”
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THOMAS KINKADE

Thomas Kinkade knew at an early age that painting was his true calling. He dedicated his life to creating art that emphasized simple pleasures and inspirational messages. Learn more about the man who affected so many lives through his artwork.

While much of Thomas Kinkade’s worldwide acclaim stemmed from his well-crafted use of chiaroscuro – the use of strong contrasts between light and dark – Kinkade was an artist whose talents spanned many genres and artistic styles. Explore the various styles that make up the Thomas Kinkade portfolio.

Thomas Kinkade devoted his life and career to share an inspirational message of home, faith, family, and inner peace. He traveled the world creating beautiful scenes and using his artistic talents to make a difference in people’s lives through his support of humanitarian relief. Learn more about Thom’s personal journey in this comprehensive chronicle of his life.

THOMAS KINKADE GALLERY