Tom Anderson

Tom Anderson was born in 1951 in Salt Lake City, the son of a jazz musician.  By the time the family settled in Vancouver, Washington, Anderson’s formative years had been shaped by syncopated rhythm and life on the road (36 states by the age of four). He earned an Associate of Arts degree from Clark College in 1971.  Part of his education included three months of travel in Europe, where he studied firsthand the works of the great masters.  In the autumn of 1971, he enrolled at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.  There, in addition to his Asian art and Philosophy studies, Anderson made some