A graduate of NYU, Thomas has been the recipient of several awards, including a current studio award from the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, a Public Art Fund Commission, and a sculpture commission from Grinnell College. Thomas has exhibited nationally as well internationally in Australia, Hungary and at the Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna, Austria. In Washington, DC, Thomas has shown at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, where she is represented in the collection, and at the entrance to the Metro in Arlington, VA, where “Dreamer: An Eyrie Perch,” one of her public sculptures, was on view in 2006. In New York, she has exhibited at the Drawing Center, the Sculpture Center, and Storefront Gallery in Brooklyn, and in 2010, NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs awarded her a commission to create a permanent public piece for a new park in Brooklyn. Thomas’s work will be featured in an upcoming book titled “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists.” She continues to foster community amongst artists through various curatorial projects and maintains a blog titled “Drawing on the Utopic,” where she writes about all things utopic. Thomas is also the owner of Pocket Utopia gallery.