Just as Thom loved to walk the halls of a great art museum, savoring the finest works of man, so he loved to explore trails that led him into the pristine heart of nature, where he discovered the triumphant works of the Great Creator. In this specific post he uses his skills to portray outdoor paintings.
Thomas Kinkade believed the world is a museum of God’s creative bounty, and when Thom saw a magnificent landscape or a rustic cabin tucked away among majestic mountains, he tried to pay humble tribute with his paint and canvas.
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.
It was this dedication and singular-minded focus on the ultimate goal of Sharing the Light™ that made Thomas Kinkade, a simple boy with a brush from the small country town of Placerville, California the most-collected living artist of his time.
Throughout his life Thomas Kinkade shared his joy and used his paints in support of hospitals, schools, and humanitarian relief. Though the recipient of countless awards and honors, it was Thom’s profound sense of purpose that his art was not just an accessory, but also a ministry, that continues on as his legacy.
From custom images that were sold for The Salvation Army, Hurricane Katrina relief, Rotary International, to donations that now grace the halls of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, the White House, The Vatican, and Britain’s Tate Museum, Thom raised hundreds of thousands of dollars over his lifetime for charity.
As millions of collectors around the world sit back and enjoy his artwork in their homes, there is no doubt that Thomas Kinkade had indeed achieved his goal of Sharing the Ligh.
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