Tom Van Sant (1931 - ) was born in Los Angeles. After receiving his B.A. degree from Stanford, he attended the Otis Art Institute, where he received his M.F.A. Van Sant has executed murals and sculpture in Southern California as well as in several Asian countries. In recent years, Van Sant has been involved in the GeoSphere Project, which will produce an accurate and accessible interactive portrait of the earth.
The text has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, August 1997.
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