Thomas Marsh’s career as an artist covers three decades. His extensive and diverse client list includes newspapers, magazines, entertainers, civic organizations, hospitals, public relations agencies, corporate clients, and book publishers. His caricature work has been particularly praised for its likeness, energy and humor.
Marsh’s work is recognized for its distinctive and humorous point of view. He possesses a definitive voice in what he does and his visual design is definitely his own imprint. With a focus on an emotional connection, his approach is very marketable with high commercial appeal that is appropriate across numerous industries.
His influences include a long list that includes the works of 19th century European political satirists, the rhythmic paintings of Thomas Hart Benton, humor of MAD Magazine illustrators Jack Davis, Mort Drucker, among others. His contemporary influences include the gestural paintings of Frank Morrison and illustrations of Loren Long. He has long been a fan of the humorous character work of Brian Ajhar, Peter de Seve, CF Payne, Jason Seiler, Carter Goodrich and Sebastian Kruger among many others.
His whimsical paintings incorporate traditional mediums such as acrylics, watercolors, pencils and inks that have been integrated with digital technology.
He is often taking private commissions and is currently illustrating a children’s book. In addition he is excited about creating a series of caricatures of players for the Los Angeles Dodgers, LA Rams and the Chargers franchises of the NFL.