Tom Brydelsky is among prestigious recipients to receive a Pollock-Krasner grant.
His encaustic works are an investigation into the nature of perception, memory, and the living environment.
In his new paintings, he combines bold color with washes of pigment to create contemplative images.
His Lightworks series incorporates LED lights, either sewn or glued onto the canvas, to reflect the unique spirit residing within our collective selves.
His work has appeared in numerous publications, televised features on art and home décor, as well as group and solo exhibitions in the US and Europe.
Brydelsky is also a seasoned museum educator. He has served at many notable New York intuitions including; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Queens Museum of Art, The Hecksher Museum of Art and the Parrish Art Museum. He has taught several Introduction to Encaustic classes on the north shore of Long Island.
His work is among many prominent public and private collections including the Ben Shahn Center Galleries, William Paterson University and the Hecksher Museum of Art. Brydelsky exhibits his work in Chicago, New York, and Louisville.