Tom Darro

Tom Darro

Tom Darro was born in Chicago, Illinois.  He served a long and carefully guided apprenticeship with his father then a religious illustrator and sculptor. After serving in the Navy Air Corps, he went to Los Angles to continue his studies with Glen Villpu head of the drawing department at the Art Center and Theodore Lukitz a European trained painter and teacher. Important to his studies was Dr. Christian Title, the former Vice President of the American Students Artists League of Paris, France.  Darro is represented by the Legacy Galleries in Scottsdale, Arizona, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Bozeman, Montana. For the past 20 years, Darro has worked and lived in the Southwest drawing his inspiration and knowledge from its people and history.  His paintings have been featured in articles and on the covers of leading Western Art magazines in America. His work hangs in both public and private collections throughout the world including the Rothschilds collection in Europe and both Rockerfeller and Raymond James Foundations in America. Darro was a Prix de West artist from 2007 -2013 as well as other notable museum shows throughout the West.