Thomas Fluharty


  • TIME
  • DerSpiegel
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • ESPN
  • Sports Illustrated
  • the Los Angeles Times
  • Fisher Price
  • Coca-Cola


  • Gold medal for his portrait of Hillary Clinton in Spectrum


Thomas Fluharty

Thomas' freelance career started with his first cover for MAD Magazine in 1995. After moving from New York City to Minneapolis, the New York Times called and things took off from there. Today, Thomas' clients include the Village Voice, TIME, DerSpiegel, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, Fisher Price, and Coca-Cola. Some of Thomas' favorite work is done weekly for the Weekly Standard.

Thomas' work has been selected by the Society of Illustrators in New York, the Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, and Communication Arts. In 2005, Thomas won a gold medal for his portrait of Hillary Clinton in Spectrum, the best in contemporary fantastic art. He has a TIME cover that hangs in The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, and currently has five covers featured in the international traveling show "The Art Of DerSpiegel, Cover Illustrations Covering Five Decades."

Thomas lives in Prior Lake, Minnesota, with his wife Kristi and their five awesome daughters.

Courses By Thomas Fluharty

  • 901 Indigo Bleu

    901 Indigo Bleu

  • Drawing Fundamentals

    Drawing Fundamentals

  • Oil Painting

    Oil Painting

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