Surrealism that explores and nutures the community of women.  Articulating Asian American and Chinese American  experiences.  
  Discovering  psychological interiors and female landscapes.

Paintings, Mixed Media, Installation and Curatorial
CYNTHIA TOM
Current  Events
cynthiatom6@gmail.com
Current Works
Maps of Consciousness: 1 & 2 & 3, 11ft x 15 ft.
A PLACE OF HER OWN

Cynthia Tom is the Founder and Curatorial Director of this long term project: arts based healing and transformation for wonen.

For more information www.aplaceofherown.org

See the Photos: A PLACE OF HER OWN



*Group Exhibition July 5 –29, 2016
“Vision: An Artist’s Perspective”
KALEID Gallery, South 4th Street, San Jose, CA
Opening reception: Saturday, July 16, 4:30-7pm
Cheeky, Raw and Authentic: Gripping Narrative Works for Female Only Exhibition
38 female artists from around the US and Canada, curated by Gutfreund Cornett Art with UniteWomen.org.
Online Gallery @ Art Images
Catalog online @ CreateSpace.com


*Solo Exhibition Sept. 23 -- Oct. 30, 2016
“Stories To Tell”
GRO / Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One, Suite 101, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
www.galleryrouteone.org

The Project Space at Gallery Route One presents “Stories to Tell: Discards & Variances, Tales of human trafficking from a Chinese American family's perspective”, an installation by Cynthia Tom
Concurrently at GRO: Diana Marto: Golden RoomCanto XXv; t.c.moore reflections.

Opening Events:  Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Closing Events: Sunday, Oct 30, 2016

Stories to Tell is one in the series "Far from Home" a yearly exhibition in GRO’s Project Space presenting work by 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation artists addressing immigration, diaspora and the issues facing immigrants and their descendants.
Community partners for Cynthia’s show, Chinese Historical Society of San Francisco and AsiaWeek SF

For photos and pictures see:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/cynthiatom/albums/72157669079775770



*OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND 4: NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 11AM TO 6PM
1890 BRYANT ST., 302, SF, CA 94110
1890 Bryant Street Studios
60+ artists in one warehouse. Free admission, easy partking



*Solo Exhibition Mid November – Mid December
fem•i•nine – [fem-uh-nin]
1.pertaining to a woman or girl:

Madrigal Family Winery Gallery
819 Bridgeway | Sausalito, CA | 94965
Open Daily from 12pm-8pm
415.729.9549


*Group Exhibition January - April 2017
The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities (CWAH) presents: Living in the Shadows: Underground Immigrant Communities
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries-Douglass Library, Rutgers University (8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901).

Stories To Tell: Discards & Variances by Cynthia Tom
Mixed media Installation, paintings, pillows, and paper
An artistic exploration of discarded humans in a Chinese American family’s past in consideration of our present and future status of human trafficking.


Press
http://www.digitaljournal.com/a-and-e/arts/op-ed-artist-strives-to-use-art-exhibits-as-vehicles-of-healing/article/447644
http://www.marinij.com/general-news/20140505/artist-cynthia-tom-addresses-trauma-trafficking-in-asian-american-womens-lives#

Photos
https://www.flickr.com/photos/cynthiatom/albums
https://www.facebook.com/cynthiatom6

Discards & Variances Installation
Flickr photos: https://flic.kr/s/aHskBjfwwE
Images of current work available