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About Gloria


• Born 1945, Covington, Ky.
• Resides in Lexington, Ky.

• Indiana University, B.F.A., 1968
• Queens College of the City University
   of New York, 1968-1970

1968 - Phi Beta Kappa
1969 - Assistantship, Queens College, C.U.N.Y.
1983-84 - National Endowment for the Arts/
   Rockefeller Foundation/
   Equitable Life Insurance Corp
   (Award in the Visual Arts, Division Award)
1993 - Distinguished Alumni Award,
   Bryan Station Alumni Assoc.

Public Collections:
• All Saints Catholic Church, Walton KY
• St. Bernard Abbey Church,
   St. Bernard Benedictine Monastery, Cullman AL
• Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, Hanceville AL
• Daughters of St. Paul, Boston MA
• St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Torrington CT
• Baptist Medical Center Montclair, Birmingham AL
• St, Mary of the Wood College, Notre Dame, South Bend IN
• First Methodist Church, Carthage IL
• Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville KY
• St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, New Hope KY
• Broadway Baptist Church, Louisville KY
• Christ Church Episcopal, Lexington KY
• Parkway Baptist Church, Lexington KY

Selected Magazine References:
• Cynthia Rush, "You'll Need An Angel to Finish These Paintings,"
   Kentucky Homes & Gardens, July, Aug. 2005, (p.32-38, color reproductions)
• Karen Walker, "A Millennium Artistic Offering," Cantical Magazine, Autumn, 2000 (p. 12-15)
• Jeffrey Rubin, "Sacred Art, A Rebirth," Sursum Corda Magazine, Summer 1997 (p. 21-22)
• Jeffry Rubin, "A Legacy Reclaimed," Latin Mass Magazine, Winter 1995 (p. 23-24 cover repro)
• Kathy Larkin, "Illustrations of Revelations," Ace Magazine, June 1994
• Roy Horner, "A Perfect Match," The Record, Louisville Archdiocese, Louisville Ky, 1993 (color repro)
• Kentucky Dossier, "Kentucky Artists in New York," Kentucky Dossier, Holiday Issue, 1993, (color repro)
• Mark Childress, "Collecting for Arts' Sake," Southern Living Magazine, May 1983 (color repro)
• Henry James, "She Revives the Old Masters' Touch," Christian Life Magazine, June 1975 (p. 28-29, 35)

Books of the Artist:
Revelations, Visions of the Second Coming from the Old and New Testaments,
   Gloria Thomas, Viking Studio Books, Penguin, U.S.A., New York, NY, 1994
2000 Years of Christianity, Gloria Thomas & Warren Carroll,
   New Hope Publications, New Hope KY, 2000

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