’47 Centre Street’, Pen on Paper, 27″ x 34″, 2010

Artist: Tom Krysiak

CA-LArche_Daybreak-Tom_Krysiak-PhotoTom Krysiak is one of the founding members of the L’Arche Daybreak Craft Studio. The Studio was founded in 1998. He is an accomplished potter, candle-maker, painter and sketcher. Tom draws in 3-D perspective and uses great detail in his drawings. Tom’s work is a reflection of how he sees the world. He draws a wide range of images and is well known for his depiction of Daybreak buildings, detailed drawings of people and super heroes.

Jury Panel
Click here to read a reflection by Reinhard Reitzenstein.

L’Arche Daybreak (Richmond Hill, Ont., Canada)


  1. Toni Urbanski
    December 3, 2014

    Tom, I’m so pleased to see this drawing as part of the exhibit. It’s one of my favorites. You have captured life on the street where you live–your community–and your sky is a reminder that we are part of something so much bigger.
    Well done!

  2. warrenpot
    December 3, 2014

    Thanks Toni! Great to have your views as a friend of Tom and member of Daybreak.

  3. Ian McCallum
    December 6, 2014

    Tom’s is a work of pure talent.

  4. Mary Ruppert
    December 8, 2014

    I want to live on that street!

  5. Debbie Dew
    February 11, 2015

    I love all of the elements of this drawing. It is filled with Joy, love, and celebration! The birthday cakes in the front make me really happy! I love the diversity of the the characters on the street!
    Thanks for sharing your insight Tom!