Tom Deedy
  • Male
  • Quaker Hill, CT
  • United States
Share on Facebook

Tom Deedy's Friends

  • Benjamin Stone
  • Charles W Reyburn
  • Sherburne Stidfole
  • Bruce  Gatten
  • Jacqueline Phillips
  • Davo

Gifts Received


Tom Deedy has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift


Tom Deedy's Page

Profile Information

So you like the Hygienic. Why is that?
I perform there and the founders are my pals. I am the founder of New London's The Tavern Players, Inc. -- also a member of Sherry's Hygienic House Band, The Crew; please call 860.383.3888 for prices on paintings. Thanks for looking.
Are you an artist?
if yes, what is your medium?
Oil Paint, Stage, and Film
have you shown in the annual Hygienic Art Salon des Independants? What years?
All of them from the beginning, from the very first one.

Artistic and Literary Resume

TOM DEEDY - painter, writer

Ongoing: Hygienic Arts, Inc., New London, Connecticut ~~~  please see over 100 original paintings at 


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 - 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;" Dary Rees, owner

Literary Resume:

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,,;

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,  - 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


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 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., 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


Tom Deedy                                         


Tom Deedy's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Hygienic Art to add comments!

Join Hygienic Art

At 5:18pm on February 9, 2013, Bruce Gatten said…

I like your art; it has a fresh quality to it. The colors are dynamic amd move on the canvas, giving your pictures life and exuberance!

At 9:21am on September 15, 2012, Charles W Reyburn said…

Thanks Tom!

Tom Deedy's Blog


Posted on October 9, 2012 at 5:08pm 0 Comments

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…


In Memory of Steve Kaika

Posted on June 14, 2012 at 6:09am 0 Comments

"You Had To Be There"


Tom Deedy

In Memory of Steve…



79 Bank StreetNew London, Connecticut

Viewing Hours
Tuesday: 11am-3pm
Wednesday: 11am-3pm
Friday: 11am-6pm
Saturday: 11am-6pm
Sunday: Noon-3pm

For more information, please call 860-443-8001 or email

We usually close between shows for just a week.  Please be sure to check our schedule before travelling to see us.

Ensure that Hygienic can continue to provide enriching cultural events with a tax-deductible donation:


Hygienic Art

is made possible by the generous support of the CT Dept. of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Office of the Arts, Frank Loomis Palmer Fund, The Community Foundation of S.E. Connecticut, City of New London (CDBG), The Chester Kitchings Foundation, Citizens Bank, Pfizer, Dominion, Mariani & Reck LLC, Dime Bank, The Day Publishing Co., Liberty Bank Foundation, Buscetto Family Fund, Charter Oak Credit Union, Harbour Towers, Water Street Garage, Sign-A-Rama and many artists, volunteers, businesses and patrons of the arts.




  • Add Photos
  • View All

About the Hygienic Art website...

Need help using this site?
Ask your questions in the Help is On the Way (HOW) Forum!



Hygienic Art Inc. and its sponsors are not responsible for and do not endorse the views, artwork and opinions expressed on this site by individual artists.
WARNING: this site may contain material offensive to some viewers. If you have joined and wished to be removed, please contact the administrator.



© 2016   Created by Hygienic Artist.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service