Jeffrey Thompson earned his BFA from Syracuse University (Syracuse, New York), and studied at Northeast London Polytechnic School of Art (London, England). His paintings, drawings, and prints have been exhibited extensively throughout the US, as well as internationally; and can be found in private collections in Amsterdam, NL; Des Moines, IA; California; New Jersey; New York; Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA; Kathmandu, Nepal; and The Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA. Thompson’s awards include a 1997 Best in Show, 4th Annual Greater Des Moines Exhibited; and 2007 Peoples Choice Award at the Biennial Quad-State Juried Exhibition, Quincy Art Center (Quincy, Illinois). He works in the narrative and still life traditions, and many of his  works are concerned with “the void within a human condition or desolation in all of us.”