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TOM DEEDY - painter, writer
Ongoing: Hygienic Arts, Inc., New London, Connecticut ~~~ please see over 100 original paintings at http://hygienic.ning.com/profile/TomDeedy
Autumn 2012 - Empty Walls Itinerant Art Project, 305 Broadway, New York City, 30 original works in exhibition, September 2012
Summer 2012 - invitation to exhibit - Orchard Windows Gallery, Lower East Side, New York City, Dino Eli, curator
Summer 2012 - invitation to exhibit - The Wednesday Night Art Show, Part of the 2012 Summer Art Show Series being held on Wednesday, September 19th 2012. Location: Fairway Studios - 115 west 30th street, suite 408 New York City
Summer 2012 - invitation to exhibit, "...saw your Art work and think you would be a perfect fit for the Chocolate & Art Show in Los Angeles on SEPTEMBER 21st and 22nd..." Los Angeles Art Walk
Summer 2012 - New York Realism - invitation to exhibit - "...we selected your artwork Blue Night at Water Edge to the upcoming exhibition. NO ENTRY FEE!!! Please drop the artworks to the gallery on Sunday, August 19, between 12-1 pm.Address: West Park Art Gallery, 165 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 - Gallery located inside the West Park Presbyterian Church on the second floor in McAlpin Hall. - Berik Kulmamirov - Fine Arts Chair - New York Realism Fine Art
Spring 2012 - FRONT STREET GALLERY, paterson, New York, "...lovely work. We hope that you will submit a selection for HOME, our current show. Details at http://frontstreetgallery.org/homeshow.htm - Besides this show, we do not have anything immediately planned but hope you stay in touch regarding future opportunities and other involvement at Front Street..."
Spring 2012 - Empire Hotel Rooftop - "...Congratulations! Your artwork has been accepted for registration to exhibit your art at the The Art Of Fashion (T.A.O.F "Pop Up" Art Gallery) Juried Art Exhibit and Fashion Show held this Friday 1/27 from 9pm-1am at the legendary Empire Hotel (Rooftop) 44 West 63rd st (across from Lincoln Center ) as seen on tv's "Gossip Girl" Established in 2004 The Art Of Fashion (T.A.O.F. "Pop Up" Art Gallery) currently represents over 600 artists and fashion designers worldwide .At the Legendary :Empire Hotel Rooftop - The Empire Hotel, 44 West 63rd Street, New York , NY 10023 (across from Lincoln Center )
Spring 2012 - invitation to exhibit - Very Venice Art, Venice, California, "...please come this wed at 7pm to the artists meeting. the address is on the gallery link below, check out my gallery at; www.VeryVeniceArt.com..." Dary Rees, owner
Tom Deedy writer/director Member of The Dramatists Guild, New York
writer, "Austerity" a full-length stage play about the last day of Dimitris Christoulas, a retired pharmacist who took his own life on the steps of the Greek Parliament Building in Syntagma (Constitution) Square, Athens, on April 4, 2012. The death of Christoulas has been a flash point in the people's struggle against government imposed cutbacks. Like Socrates, Christoulas sacrificed his own life to spotlight the criminal activities of corrupt governments.
writer - creator: Gold Bugs, television series, one hour action adventure/romance; pilot episode "Hotel Suriname" -- full treatment, synopses, and roster for 26 episodes available; under consideration at Lionsgate Television;
writer - "Presidential Pardon" original full-length comedic stage play, writer-for-hire, featuring President Obama imitator, Reggie Brown, Producer: Dustin Gold, William Gold Entertainment, www.williamgold.com, www.polliticostour.com;
writer - Black And Blue, feature/musical, the story of Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie's Goodwill Tour of Africa, 1955, sponsored by The US State Department; the two great musicians learn lessons that they apply to the fledgling Civil Rights Movement in America, writer-for-hire assignment; 2010
writer - Altar of Greed, FINALIST 2009 - The Movie Deal Screenplay Competition, thriller/horror genre, www.TheMovieDeal.com - the true crime story of LA's infamous Black Widow Killers, Helen Golay and Olga Rutterschmidt, writer-for-hire assignment, retained as writer by the daughter of victim number one; screenplay by Tom Deedy, in development with I'mManuel Productions
SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, “The Water Rope” a 26 minute film written, directed, and produced by Tom Deedy; special screening with Slamdance, Los Angeles “Shorts From Slamdance” 8/22/02; World Premiere Hygienic Arts Festival Screening Room, New London, CT, 1/29/01. A 3 star review has been posted on www.filmthreat.com
writer - The Vintner, feature film, two rural men battle in a conflict of passion and reason; option expired; available as of 6/12
director - Week 41, Pulitzer Prize Winner Suzan-Lori Parks 365, World Premiere, From The Absolutely True Adventures of Afrodite Jackson-Jones, Hygienic Arts, Inc., Hygienic Arts Park, Aug '07
actor - Trinity Repertory Company - featured roles in “The Front Page” by Hecht & MacArthur, The World Premiere production of “The Web” by Martha Boesing, directed by Adrian Hall, American Premiere of “Dead Souls” by Gogol, directed by Adrian Hall.
writer/director - RIVER STREET Pilot episode, Creative Screenwriting Magazine AAA Teleplay contest, quarterfinalist, spring 2007
RIVER STREET SERIES, one-hour episodes, contemporary waterfront drama, in depth interview posted on www.newenglandfilm.com under Profiles. Pilot episode is called River Street. Treatment includes major character breakdowns, overview, template, detailed synopses for 14 episodes.
THE EXERCISE, 1st Prize Hygienic Arts Inc FilmWerks, short, production 10/06 in HD, sponsored by Hygienic Arts Inc. www.hygienic.org, funded by The Connecticut Commission on the Arts.
THE BATTLE AXE, h.m., FilmMaker Magazine’s 2005 American Gem Short Scripts National Contest,
DAWN, by Elie Wiesel, Nobel Prize Winner, World Premiere production, directed by David Jaffe, Connecticut College symposium on Jew Hatred: Paradigm for Racism? 1993, created the role of The Prophet.
PRIVATEERS, written by Tom Deedy, directed by Richard Digby Day, National Theater Institute, produced by The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, First Prize in a National Competition, celebrating the City of New London, Connecticut’s 350th anniversary.
The Ring Magazine. “The Bible of Boxing”, New England reporter, World Championship prize fights, featured stories published 1995-1997.
Screenplays, Teleplays & Awards:
HOTEL SURINAME, pilot for series Gold Bugs, OUTLAW SAM BASS, THE VINTNER -- in development, ALTAR OF GREED in development,
FOLIAGE (noir thriller) NICE GUYS FINISH LAST, BRIDGE MUSIC, SPINDLETHRIFT THE HEDGEMAN, FIRST TRAITOR, screenplay by Tom Deedy based on the novel by Commander (ret.USN) Jeff Wade; NIGHT OF THE VULTURE; THUNDER DOYLE -- in pre- production; SIMPLICITY (sitcom); RIVER STREET - teleplay, pilot episode - (Creative Screenwriting Magazine 2007 quarterfinalist, AAA competition), THE EXERCISE (1st Prize Hygienic Arts FilmWerks Annual Shorts Contest, 2006) THE BATTLE AXE (h.m., FilmMaker Magazine American Gem Shorts Contest, 2005) SANDMAN, THE MERESTONE, THE OBIT MAN, SECRETS KILL, FOLIAGE, THE RADICAL, THE SWEET LITTLE SCAM, THE WATER ROPE, THE COLD WARRIORS, THE WATERBUG. Adaptation - “HOW BEAUTIFUL WITH SHOES”, classic American Short Story by Wilbur Daniel Steele.
B.A. American Literature, Connecticut College, New London, CT ~ Writing Teacher: William Meredith, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Poet Laureate of the National Library of Congress; Tom is a graduate of Trinity Rep Conservatory, recognized by Brown University M.F.A. Theater Arts
Founder of Tom Deedy Productions LLC, Founder, President of the Board of Directors, The Tavern Players Inc., a not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 experimental stage company; 150 productions since 1980
Member of The Independent Feature Project, The Dramatists Guild, Inc., The Academy of American Poets, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Connecticut College Lacrosse Alumni Association
My new full length stage drama, Austerity, is being considered for main stage production at Yale Rep of New Haven, The New York Shakespeare Festival & Playwrights Horizons of New York, The Long Wharf Theater of New Haven, The Goodman Theater of Chicago, The Odyssey Theater Ensemble of Los Angeles, The Ensemble Theater of Cincinnati, and The Intiman Theater of Seattle. The story is a modern drama based on the events leading to the death of a man named Christoulas, on the steps of the…Continue