Tom Palmore's art defies easy classification. It's wildlife but, to say the least, it s whimsical wildlife. With titles like Bart the Bear, Leopard at Twilight and Gunsmoke (picturing a bison against a classic Western backdrop), Tom takes a different look at fauna, fowl and farm animals as well as man s best friend. His paintings are big, bold and graphic—but highly detailed which gives them a look of realism infused with a touch of surrealism. With an education that includes the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the ongoing results of Palmore s dedication to his art are impressive. His works are in the collections of such highly esteemed museums as The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of Art, and major corporate and private collections including AT&T, Price Waterhouse and Stanley Marcus, founder of Neim"