Rites of Release

Rites of Release


Dave Thomas is a fine art painter based in Norwalk, CT, specializing in fingerprints. Born into a military family, he traveled the world before studying Studio Art in college. During a year in Florida, he began his experiments with fingerprints. He is now using his fingerprinting technique within portraiture with the fingerprints representing not only the identity but as a metaphor for civilization or mankind. He pairs the shapes with color to create stake symbols with an ominous tone to

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