Thomas Prochaska

(American, born 1945)

Portland, Oregon-based artist Thomas Prochaska creates paintings and prints as well as glass and papier mache sculptures.

Born in Chicago, Prochaska earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in painting and art education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1968. He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting and printmaking from the Pratt institute in Brooklyn, New York in 1970. He taught at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon, from 1988 to 2012.