Tom Bovo is a second generation Brooklyn native. He studied painting and printmaking at Columbia University under noted artists such as print makers Andre Racz and Robert Blackburn, as well as painters David Lund and Leon Goldin. Tom has been working almost exclusively in photography since 1985, doing commercial photography for over 10 years. He now concentrates on his own work. Although heavily influenced by abstract expressionist painters, his photography influences are Eadweard Muybridge, Andre Kertesz, and Diane Arbus.