Biography of Thomas Fleming|
Since he was a child, Tom Fleming always knew wanted to be an artist. After graduating high school in Putnam Valley, New York, he went on to receive his BFA from the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, graduating at the top of his class in 1988.
In 1990, he landed his first full time position as an artist/designer for the World Wrestling Federation by answering an ad in the New York Times. After three and a half years of a corporate environment, he decided to return to freelance. He immediately accomplished his childhood dream of painting comic book heroes by being commissioned by DC and Marvel Comics to illustrate characters such as Superman, Batman, Spiderman, The Incredible Hulk, The X-men, and all his favorites. Then in 1995, Tom decided not to limit himself to the comic industry alone and moved to Wilmington, NC, where he now resides and works out of his home studio illustrating such diverse subjects as Science Fiction/Fantasy, Sports, Wildlife, Landscapes and advertising products, along with his Super-heroes.
Tom landed a job as the official illustrator for the movie “The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys” Starring Jody Foster with clips of animation by Todd McFarlane. Tom has also started taking on private commissions and doing “Fantasy Portraits”(customer chooses the Fantasy setting and theme of painting or drawing with them or a significant other as the star)!
IMPORTANT - This biography of Thomas Fleming was borrowed from his official website Thomas Fleming Illustration.