Getting to Know the Man Behind | Tommy Frank | Episode 775

Tommy Frank was born and raised in Florida.  Tommy received his B.A. in Ceramics from Asbury University (KY) and his M.F.A in Ceramics from Bowling Green State University (OH).  In between Tommy was awarded three residencies: Morean Center for Clay (FL), Archie Bray Foundation (MT) summer residency and Odyssey ClayWorks (NC).  He also attended the post-baccalaureate program at the University of Florida before going to graduate school.  For nine years, Tommy was the Studio Manager at Belger Crane Yard Studios (MO).  When he left that position, Tommy was supervising the Residency program, adult and children's education programming, Studio Membership program and retail clay supply at Crane Yard Clay.  Since 2020, Tommy has been the founder and CEO of FrankArts, an online platform that produces and hosts virtual workshops for artists.  The mission of FrankArts is to make artist presenters and their workshop presentations accessible to a global audience while generating sustainable income for artists.