Tom Van Sant, M.F.A. is a
sculptor, painter, and conceptual artist.
In fifty years of professional work he has executed over sixty major sculpture
and mural commissions for public spaces around the world. These include the international airports of Honolulu,
Taipei and Los Angeles, the civic centers of Los Angeles, Newport Beach and Inglewood, and corporate centers in Taiwan, Manila,
Salt Lake City, Dallas, Honolulu and San Francisco.
Van Sant has had fifteen one-person exhibits in the United States, Europe and Australia.
His art is represented in public and private collections throughout the world.
Van Sant's professional skills and intellectual interests
range to architectural design, city planning, art education and advanced technical invention.
His large scale conceptual art projects
of the 1980's led to the creation of The GeoSphere Project, an ambitious environmental display system designed to illustrate
the issues of Earth resource management.