Tom Hammick studied at Manchester University (1982-85), and Camberwell School of Art, London (1987-92). He received a Winston Churchill Fellowship (1998), a Robert Fraser Award (1999) and was a prizewinner in The Sussex Open (2003) and also the Jerwood Prize in 2004. In 2009 he won the Monoprint Prize at Originals.
He was Artist in Residence on MV. Radnes, to the Artic Sea (1995); O.T. Unit, Royal London Hospital (1999) and Ballenglen Arts Foundation (1996); more recently at Glyndebourne in 2007, 9 & 10 and Charleston in 2008.
His solo shows include Holding, The Eagle Gallery, London; The Redfern Gallery, London; Terrestial, Northern Print, Newcastle; Atlantic Provinces, Paul Kane, Dublin, Ireland and Studio 21, N.S. Canada.
His work has been in many group shows including The Hunting Prize, Royal College of Art, London (1997,2002,2003,2004); Jerwood Drawing Prize (2000, 2001, 2004); The Royal Academy Summer Show (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010). In 2012 he was shortlisted for the Threadneedle Prize, Jerwood Prize and Daiwa Foundation Prize.
His work is held in various public and private collections worldwide, including The British Museum, London; Yale Centre for British Art, Deutsche Bank; De Beers; ING Barings; Arthur Anderson; British Arts Council and The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
From February to June 2012 Tom Hammick's work was shown alongside that of Julian Bell and Andrzej Jackowski in an exhibition called "Dreams of Us" at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Later that year he completed a residency at the Belfast Print Studio, giving rise to several new woodcuts. He also exhibited work in Beijing and Nova Scotia, as well as several exhibitions in the UK.
Tom lives and works in East Sussex, UK and Nova Scotia, Canada. He is currently senior lecturer in painting and printmaking at the University of Brighton.