Tom Parker received a B.A. in Art History and English from Kenyon College, in Gambier, Ohio, and an M.Phil. in Art History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. After extensive experience at New York galleries and museums, he came to Hirschl & Adler as a researcher in 1999 and joined the gallery’s sales staff in 2002. Since then he has curated or co-curated at least twenty-five exhibitions, including Stanley Twardowicz in the 1950s and 60s (2012); Talisman of the Ward: The Album of Drawings by Edward Deeds (2013); Lily Cox Richard: The Stand, Possessing Powers (2014); Frank Walter: Lonely Bird (2016); Stuart Davis: Path to Abstraction (2016); The Masters: Art Students League Teachers and their Students (2018); Winold Reiss will not be Classified (2018); Honoré Sharrer: Claws Sheathed in Velvet (2019); Seeing, James Castle (2021). Tom specializes in 19th and 20th-century American painting, and also plays an active role in Hirschl & Adler Modern’s self-taught, post-war and contemporary programs.