Tom Newport is an Iowa native & graduate of Cornell College with over 30 years experience as a sculptor, jeweler and metalsmith. Tom has large sculptural work on both permanent display and on yearly loan in multiple civic sculpture shows around the country. Tom shows with Quad City Arts, Midcoast Fine Arts, the Loveland Sculpture Group of Loveland, Colorado, and other local galleries. Tom is also an active member and advocate of the Cedar Rapids art community and the entire South Eastern Iowa art scene, as a committee member for multiple public art projects. Tom currently lives and works in Cedar Rapids Iowa