South Carolina

Thompson part 3 contributed paintings

This is a gallery of painting reproductions that were either sent by William Thompson to me, or were found randomly on the internet.  Mr. Thompson requested that the following biblical text – “a true description of Heaven” and central to an understanding of his work – be included: Revelation 21-22 King James Version Revelation 21 […]

Thompson part 2 paintings

William Thompson provided this information about the numbered series of large-scale paintings that starts with slide #5 (showing the American flag): “Here is a list of the 7 paintings series and the sequence they were painted along with the title of each painting.  Each painting is 12 x 15’ acrylic on heavy canvas. 1 – […]

Thompson part 1

William Thomas Thompson and his wife Janette live on the second floor of the Gassaway Mansion in Greenville, South Carolina. The Thompson family business makes the first floor and grounds available for an events business. A fairy tale castle location for a wedding reception – complete with an apocalyptic painter’s studio up in the turret!  […]


Portraits of artists creators, and performers.

Art Environments – Southeast

Art environments are typically made by by artists working outside the mainstream of contemporary art.  Exposed to the weather and free for public viewing, the environments have little or no connection to the monetized art-object-based realm of galleries and museums.  Often the ‘artists’ don’t think of themselves as, or like to be called ‘artists’, their […]

Portraits of ‘Outsider’ and Visionary Artists, 2013-2018

Often self-taught ‘artists’ don’t think of themselves as, or like to be called ‘artists’.  They may not produce any ‘for sale’ art objects, their work may be too personal, or it may be intended to carry religious messages from God (for which they accept no personal credit).  Many think of themselves as being too unskilled […]