Thomas didn’t change art history, but she gave it a twist that merits attention, respect, and something very like love.
The VRC has cataloged 16 images from Alma W. Thomas: Retrospective of the Paintings. These images are available to the SCAD community in the Digital Image Database with an active MySCAD log-in.
Images clockwise from top-left:
Thomas, Alma. (1970). The Eclipse. Acrylic on canvas. 62 x 49 3/4 inches. National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC.
Thomas, Alma. (1973). Wind Sparkling Dew and Green grass. Acrylic on canvas. 69 x 50 inches. Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Thomas, Alma. (1976). Scarlet Sage Dancing a Whirling Dervish. Acrylic on canvas. 72 x 42 inches. Private collection.
Thomas, Alma. (1976). Wind Tossing Late Autumn Leaves. Acrylic on canvas. 72 x 52 inches. New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey.