T.M. studied under John Charles Terelak at the Gloucester Academy of Fine Arts. He also studied under Boston area artist George Gabin at Monserrat School of Art, with emphasis on realistic painting and drawing. T.M. is a member of Rockport Art Association, Guild of Boston Artists, Whisky Painters of America, Hudson Valley Artists, Allied Artists of America, Academic Artists, Artists Professional League, New England Watercolor Society, and The North Shore Arts Association.
T.M. Nicholas is considered by many to be among the most prominent painters of his generation. He has won over sixty awards, the first at age 19. TM’s work can be found in many private and public collections to include the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem and Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester. TM is regularly sought for teaching and painting engagements both nationally and around the world and has a truly international reputation.