Henry Andrew Thomas is an artist who is aesthetically self taught, and who believes storytelling to be the foundation of every form of expression. In 2012, he graduated, cum laude, from The University of South Carolina with a BA in English Literature. In 2014, he was chosen as one of 100 artists out of over 4000 international entries to participate in The annual New York International Art Competition in Chelsea, NYC. He also won third place in the 2014 Rochester Erotic Arts Festival. He frequently exhibits throughout the East Coast; and in 2013, he received the People's Choice Award for Contemporary Artist of the Year from the Columbia Museum of Art, in Columbia, SC.