Angela Trotta Thomas
As a graduate of the famed “Get your Master’s with the Masters” program at Marywood University/ Pratt Institute Angela Trotta Thomas has spent the last 30 plus years as a Fine Artist.
She works in many different Genres. Interiors, Figurative, Lionel Toy Train Paintings and Lowcountry Historical scenes to name a few. She is the only artist ever to be licensed by the iconic toy train manufacturer, Lionel Trains and has held that honor for almost 30 years. Angela has been dedicated to documenting Lionel’s iconic history.
Angela has also featured antique automobiles in her paintings. She was selected four times as the feature artist of the “Concours d’ Elegance of the Eastern United States,” the first woman to receive this honor. She was commissioned to create Centennial paintings for the Packard, Pierce Arrow and Cadillac classic car clubs.
Some of her paintings were exhibited in the Smithsonian and Everhart Museums, and toured Japan as part of an American art exhibit and many hang in both private and corporate collections to include singer Neil Young, Richard Kughn, Otis Chandler-owner of the LA Times, MBNA Bank, Quest Health Care, Chrysler and Arrow Fastener Corporation.
Angela moved to Charleston SC in 2007 and since then has developed a following for her low country paintings as well as her interior paintings. Her depictions of the local history and local interiors have resonated with collectors both in Charleston as well as the rest of the country.