One and Two Person Exhibitions 

2021 Delicate Relationships, The Gallery at La Tomate, Washington, DC

2018 A Little Goes a Long Way, Newman Gallery, Washington, DC

2015 Contemporary Archaeology, Strathmore Music Center, North Bethesda, Maryland           

           Classical Assemblage, Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Washington, DC                                               

2014  Annual Open Studio. Jackson Art Center. Washington, DC                                                                2011 Music to the Eye, Images for the Ear, Gallery 1448, Baltimore, Maryland

          Music to the Eye, Images for the Ear, Gary Taylor Gallery, Washington, DC                                   2003 New Works, Old Classics, Maryland Federation of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2002 Powerless Weapons, Useless Tools, Gallery 1448, Baltimore, Maryland               

2000 Primitive Post Modern Artifacts, Liquid Earth, Baltimore, Maryland

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2019  Abstract Photographs on Metal, Chevy Chase Design Center, Washington, DC

2014  Washington Craft Show, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

2013  American Craft Council Show, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland                  2010 Eye of the Beholder: The Fine Art of the Found Object,

                                   Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland                                                        2006 Three Baltimore Artists, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, Maryland

2004 Juried Acceptance, Associate Member, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia

2003  17th Annual Critics Residency Program, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, Maryland

           Trio Exhibit, Resurgam Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland   

2001 Artists’ Housing Group Show, Craig Flinner Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland       

           Artists’ Housing Membership Exhibition, Gallery 1448, Baltimore, Maryland , 

          Membership Show, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, Maryland                              

2000 Elzeard Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

          Phenomenon Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

1998 City Hall Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

1995 Halcyon Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland


Strathmore Music Center, Bethesda, Maryland                                                                                                     Nancy and Peter Mickelsen, Baltimore, Maryland

Terry Romanoli, Baltimore, MD                                                                                                                                   Rose Collection in Galleries of the Wintercourt, Baltimore, Maryland                                                            Blair Hollyday, Safety Harbor, Florida                                                                                                                         Whitaker Hauprich, Baltimore, Maryland                                                                                                                 Denise D’Aoust Collection, New Brunswick, Canada                                                                                             Lyman Stack, Washington, DC                                                                                                                                     Kate and Robert Chartener, Concord, MA                                                                                                                KC Donohue, Annapolis, MD                                                                                                                                   Nathaniel Camp, Washington, DC                                                                                                                                                                             


 Juror’s Choice Award, “Eye of the Beholder: The Fine Art of the Found Object”, 2010

Second Place Award, Creative Alliance Membership Show 2001


Dumbarton Concerts 2014 – 2015 Season Program, “J. Thomas Wells – Classical Assemblage”

Giuliano, Mike, “Critics Choice,” Baltimore City Paper, August 6, 2003

Goodman, Jonathan, J. Thomas Wells-The Music of Assemblage, essay, Jan., 2015

Mayer, Janet, Primitive Post Modern, May 15, 2000

McNatt, Glenn, Bold Works, The Baltimore Sun, August 26, 2003, page 2E

Monroe, Michael, critique, The Guild,, 2000

Radcliff, Carter, Studio Visits: A Critics Notes, 17th Anl. Critics Residency Prgm, Maryland  State Arts Council, 2003, p.9

Schwing, Fletcher, Artfinds, The Baltimore Press. April 2000, illustration

Seitchek, Cara, The Bodily Symbol of Identity,17th Anl. Critics Residency Prgm, Maryland  State Arts Counci, 2003, p.42, Contemporary Archaeology,  2015


non-degree academic inquiries

Baltimore Museum of Art, children’s program, 1953                                                                                          East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, 1964                                                                              University of Maryland, Far East Campus, 1965                                                                                                    Towson State University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1967                                                                                       Baltimore Community College, Baltimore, Maryland, 1967                                                                             Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 1968  

Academy of Scientology, New York City. 1989                             

Sakai Sensei, calligraphy & sumi-e, Iwakuni, Japan 1966

Current Venues

Newman Gallery, Washington, DC                                                                                                                      MIKO ART, La Pas Bolivia                                                                                                                                           SAATCHI ART