Latest Thomas Kinkade Stories

2013-08-28 10:48:20

UT researcher found an increased exposure to art works does not necessarily make people like them more An oil painting of a piece of wood with a sad face sitting on the ground or a pink pony with Disney Princess-like hair. Would people come to like these pieces, considered "bad art" by some websites, if they became more familiar with them? This was a question asked by an international team of scholars including a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, philosophy lecturer. Websites like...

2011-05-04 18:50:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Kinkade, America's most collected and celebrated artist, and Melissa Biggs, Baywatch star and Sports Illustrated Spokesmodel, will attend the Kentucky Derby from May 6th-8th as "Official Celebrities of the 2011 Julep Ball," to support the James Graham Brown Cancer Center and promote their new TV series "The Light of Africa," a new lifestyle program being filmed in Africa later this spring. The Julep Ball is the signature Kentucky Derby...

2010-04-20 19:16:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After being closed for several months of renovations, the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., today showcased new additions and changes to the facility, including a 15-by-31-foot mural called "The Cross" by renowned artist Thomas Kinkade. Hosted by Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), the event also highlighted other significant additions to the facility, which officially reopens to...

2009-03-02 08:00:00

New Studio Masterwork, Indy Excitement, 100 Years of Racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Unveiled at Centennial Era Gala INDIANAPOLIS, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Kinkade, renowned artist known as The Painter of Light(TM), has been named the featured artist for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Centennial Era, a three-year celebration that kicked off with the Centennial Era Gala this past Friday. To capture the excitement, color and thrill of the Speedway on canvas, the artist has...

2008-12-01 08:00:00

The Painter of Light(R) To Appear in Weekend Blitz with Major Galleries Across the U.S. NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Kinkade, renowned as the Painter of Light(TM), will appear in person in a pre-holiday tour in partnership with six of his galleries beginning Friday, December 5 and extending through Sunday, December 7, 2008, as the artist completes the last leg of the 2008 Share the Light(TM) Tour. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081201/LA48812) The most successful...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.