Tom Shardlow, SCA

Tom Shardlow’s artwork was recognized early receiving awards and media attention in High School. He later studied at the Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr School of Art and Design) before working in advertising doing art layouts and copy writing. After attending UBC, Tom worked as a field research biologist where he was fortunate to have traveled to many beautiful and wild places. These travels inspired him to document on canvas and paper what he saw and felt.

His drawings and illustrations have appeared in book form, magazines, and newspapers, and he completed a series of commissioned drawings for Fitzhenry and Whiteside publishers. His paintings have won multiple awards and are held in corporate and private collections in Canada and the U.S. Tom’s work has appeared in over 20 gallery shows over the past two years locally and in Vancouver and recent paintings can be viewed on his website ( He is a Signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and President of the Nanaimo Chapter. Tom lives with his wife on Vancouver Island.

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