Born in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tom Cartmill has spent much of his adult life overseas - particularly in New Zealand, Southern Spain and Sicily.
Tom is gaining increasing recognition for his drawing: his work having been selected for a number of major exhibitions including the RA Summer Exhibition, London; The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh and the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol. He also won the Rabley Editioning Prize in 2017 (seeing the launch of a new print edition at the London Original Print Fair at The Royal Academy of Arts, in 2018). Amongst other shows, his drawings have been selected for the Derwent Drawing Prize, The National Open Art Exhibition, The Discerning Eye, The Art Gemini Prize. In 2019, he was selected as a 'Future Now Artist' for the Aesthetica Art Prize.