Todd grew up in Rhode Island and started drawing and painting at an early age. He is now an award-winning artist living and working in Boston, MA. Todd studied studio art at The Art Institute of Chicago, The School of Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, and through multiple workshops with nationally renowned artists such as Don Demers, Bill Davis, Joe McGurl, and Joe Paquet. His work has encompassed many subjects, but has been focused recently on coastal landscapes.
Todd prefers to paint directly from life. He also paints larger landscape paintings in the studio based on information gathered from studies done on location. Todd is a juried member of the Copley Society of Art, the Cape Cod Art Association, and The Oil Painters of America and is an Associate Member of The Guild of Boston Artists.
Todd is currently represented by The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, CT, Charles Gallery Gloucester, MA, Thanassi Gallery, Provincetown, MA and the Copley Society Boston, MA.
Recent Juried Exhibits and Awards include: The Guild of Boston Artists Regional Juried Competition, 2015; Copley Society of Art, Holiday Exhibit, Award of Merit, 2015; The Creative Art Center of Chatham, Members’ Exhibition, First Prize in Oil Painting, 2015; Cape Cod Art Association, The All Cape Cod Exhibit 2014; Cape Cod Art Association; the National Exhibit 2014, Cape Cod Art Association; the All New England Exhibit 2014; the Creative Arts Center of Chatham; the All Cape Cod 2014; the Creative Arts Center of Chatham, Members Show 2014; the Creative Arts Center of Chatham, Invitational 2014; the Guild of Boston Artists Regional Painting Competition 2013 Bronze Medal Award; the Creative Arts Center of Chatham, Members Show 2013 Second Place Award in oil painting category; the Creative Arts Center of Chatham, Invitational 2013; Cape Cod Art Association and the All New England Exhibit 2013.