"All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions." 
-Leonardo da Vinci
The Artist

All of my work is done from observation, and each drawing is a record of the struggle to understand something about the specific object sitting in front of me. I pick subjects based on appearance and the obscure references they may kindle in my visual and literary memory. Silverpoint is the main tool I use while drawing because it demands patience to produce anything good, and it offers a connection with those artists who first turned to the natural world to inform their work. I take inspiration from the more peculiar graphic work of the European Renaissance, such as the fantasies of Bracelli, Jamnitzer, and Leonardo.

Contact Info

Tom Mazzullo

7190 W. 38th Ave. Unit C1
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Phone: (303) 909-7937


Tom Mazzullo

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2019 - silverpoint on prepared paper, 11 x 15 inches
2017 - silverpoint on prepared paper,12 x 15 inches
Red River
2018 - silverpoint with white gouache on red ochre ground, 11 x 20 inches
2016 - silverpoint on prepared paper,11.5 x 14.5 inches
2013 - silverpoint on prepared paper, 8 x 8 inches
Lily of the Valley
2014 - silverpoint on,11 x 11 inches
Fibonacci Spiral
2019 - silverpoint on prepared paper,11 x 13.75 inches
2016 - silverpoint on prepared, 10 x 12 inches
2019 - copperpoint on prepared paper,11 x 11 inches
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7130 W 16th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214

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