View .The Edge Aug. 22, 2013 Tom Skelly

View From The Edge. Lectures on Modern Art. Curated by Roy Anthony Shabla.

Presenting Tom Skelly, radio host, “The Sound of Pictures” on KSPC 88.7 FM.

Downey City Library at 6:30 PM.


Tom Skelly was born in St. Louis Missouri in 1952. He received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.F.A. from Claremont Graduate University in Painting in 1979. Upon graduating he began exhibiting and teaching painting, drawing  and design.


In 1980 Skelly accepted an Artist In Residence position to design and implement a multi-disciplinary fine arts program at the California Institution for Men in Chino. During this time he began collaborating with artists in a variety of disciplines including theater and music. In 1985 he began hosting a weekly three hour radio program at KSPC Pomona College. Since then Skelly began producing radio and audio art for gallery installations, performances, and National Public Radio. Skelly resides in Claremont and is active in the community and public art scene. He continues to host The Sound of Pictures featuring music for the screen, stage, street corner and interviews at KSPC 88.7fm and on Sundays from 7–10pm.

By Downey Arts Coalition

Downey Arts Coalition is a movement of several people, however this website is currently managed and updated by Andrew J Wahlquist.

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