Thomas Dowling


BFA Alumni

Major: Illustration

Graduation Year: 2011

Artist Statement:

Thomas Dowling uses his art to explore humanity in fantastical creatures, people, and places with a healthy mix of whimsy and the weight of ages of myth passed down to us from our forebears.


Thomas Dowling is an alumnus of the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine, with a BFA in illustration and a minor in drawing. He currently resides in Portland, Maine with his collection of Dungeons & Dragons manuals and comic books. When he’s not drawing, sculpting or writing stories, he can usually be found researching esoteric facts of history or reading a novel to better inform his path in the arts.