Thomas Lucas Swinkels (1988, NL) lives and works in Tilburg, The Netherlands and Berlin, Germany. He graduated from the AKV| St. Joost Breda, The Netherlands and was a resident at De Ateliers in Amsterdam, The Netherlands during the period of 2017-2019. Solo exhibitions of Swinkels’ work have taken place at Spirit Shop in Lissabon, Portugal in 2019, PARK in Tilburg, The Netherlands in 2019 and P/////AKT in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 2016 among others. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Framer Framed in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; De Ateliers in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; De Appel in Amsterdam, The Nederlands; The La Brea Studio in Los Angeles, America and Kunstvereniging Diepenheim in Diepenheim, The Netherlands. He is also the co-founder of the artist-run space Root Canal.