Thomas McKnight, Mykonos, Signed serigraph
Artist: Thomas McKnight
Title: from the Mykonos Suite
Medium: Serigraph, signed in pencil
Paper Size: 21 x 23 inches
Born in 1941 in Lawrence, Kansas, Thomas McKnight grew up in suburbs of Montreal, New York City and Washington, D.C. After receiving his Bachelor's Degree from Wesleyan University, he studied art history at Columbia University. He then served in Korea with the army for two years, and later worked for Time Magazine. Since deciding to devote himself to painting full time in 1972, McKnights work has been exhibited in over two hundred and fifty one man shows through out the United States, Europe and Japan, and has appeared everywhere from the cover of Readers Digest to pages of Japanese calendars to the walls of restaurants in southern China. His prints have appeared in numerous movies and television shows including Beverly Hills 90210 and When Harry Met Sally. At a recent Cannes Film Festival, actor director Robert Redford remarked that McKnight was his favorite artist. McKnight's private, public, corporate and museum collections are too numerous to list here.