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BROTHER THOMAS




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Represented by Pucker Gallery since 1982

BORN: August 5, 1929 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
DIED: August 16, 2007 in Erie, PA

Brother Thomas Bezanson, an American citizen, was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1929. He was a Benedictine monk at Weston Priory in Vermont for 25 years and was the artist-in-residence with the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania from 1985 until his death in 2007. Brother Thomas works masterfully with porcelain and created an astounding range of glazes and forms. The Gallery displays a wide selection of Brother Thomas' pottery, from tea bowls to large platters and elegant vases. His work is found in over 80 national and international public collections and in numerous private collections in the US and abroad.

Click to read Brother Thomas' obituary from The Erie Times.


THE BROTHER THOMAS FELLOWSHIP FUND

The Brother Thomas Fund was established in 2007 and fulfills the dream and amazing legacy of Brother Thomas to help struggling artists in the Boston area.To learn more about the fund's development and vision, please read "A Lesson in the Art of Giving"
by Jeanne Koles
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PHILANTHROPY IN PRACTICE

A guide to charitable giving. Click to read the full article "The Art of Philanthropy"

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