Tom is the creator and director of the Firehouse Art Collective, which is a series of 5 community art spaces in the East Bay Area California, namely the cities of Berkeley and Oakland. The Firehouse mission says: Empowering the practice of artistry for the benefit of personal and community well-being. These spaces allow artists to co-create community and culture, with a large emphasis placed on living a truly creative lifestyle.
His artwork is regularly displayed and sold through galleries of the Firehouse Art Collective, as well as in shows throughout the United States and overseas. Tom and his main artistic collaborators have developed public art programs, murals, live art happenings and feature films.