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THOM REAVES is an accomplished artist and designer who lives and works in Trenton, NJ. He graduated from Pratt Institute in 1988 with a B.F.A. in Communications Design. Among his roles as a cover illustrator for New Jersey's Celebrations Magazine and creator of Roebling: the Official Teddy bear of New Jersey's Capital City, Thom's most noted artistic works are his poster-style paintings, reminiscent of vintage posters and advertisements. His ongoing Trento Manufacturing Co. poster series and Vanity Brands commissioned portrait paintings have continued to delight and humor their viewers since he began them in 2001. Thom's most recent work mixes disciplines and venues: He's collaborated with the hip & exclusive home furnishings company Joy & Jake - painting a series of accessory cases for their Funky Deco line. Thom designed a room at the trendy, 50's-era art hotel The Creek in Miami Beach and has recently been chosen to design items for Ritzenhoff Collections of Germany. Thom is writing and illustrating a series of children's books and is the creator and illustrator of his own comic strip, The Fahg Files for Out In Jersey Magazine.