About the Artist
(1887 - 1958)Thomas Benrimo, a Southwest painter, was born in San Francisco but spent much of his creative career in New Mexico. Benrimo relocated to Taos, after having worked commercially in New York and California, because of bouts of Tuberculosis. He conducted a solitary practice among the mountains. The desert's natural forms can be seen even in Benrimo's more abstract canvases.