Tom Naylor began etching in 1980 at the Westchester Art Workshop in Westchester County, NY. Since then, he has studied etching and related forms of printmaking at Westchester Community College, State University of New York at Purchase and School of Visual Arts, in Manhattan, New York.
He continued his studies of etching techniques at University College of the University of Maryland and in a workshop on Intermediate and Advanced Intaglio Techniques at the Smithsonian Institution run by Discover Graphics Atelier of Alexandria, Virginia.
He has studied at the University of Dallas, at Collin County Community College and at the College of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
In 2003, he enrolled again at Collin County Community College to work in their printmaking studio with Professor Carter Scaggs. He conducted experiments in acrylic resist etching and taught a workshop in acrylic resist materials and techniques. He assisted Professor Scaggs in converting the printmaking studio from traditional to acrylic resist printmaking.
In 2013, he began screenprinting under the tutelage of Professor Rex Reese at Collin County Community College.
In 2015, he moved to Highland Springs where he has begun working with monotypes and continuing with screenprinting. He has conducted several demonstrations and a workshop in monotype printmaking for residents of Highland Springs..
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