Patrick Thomas is a graphic artist, author and educator. He studied at Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art in London before relocating to Barcelona in 1991. He currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
He has exhibited his limited-edition silkscreens across five continents, where many are now held in private and public collections. He has lectured and held many workshops worldwide, extensively in the UK and Spain. In 2005 he published Black & White, a compilation of his work for the International Press. In 2011 he published Protest Stencil Toolkit (Laurence King Publishing, UK). A revised edition was released in April 2019.
In April 2018 he was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Front Row about his public installation Breaking News in Liverpool for RRU News. The project has since been shown in London, Manchester, Seoul, Novi Saad and Italy.
Since October 2013 he is a professor at Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart. He is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and in Spring 2019 he was invited for a seven week residency at Deutsche Akademie Rom Villa Massimo, the German Academy in Rome.