Tom Westbrook is an artist, writer, designer, teacher and craftsman. He studied Art History, Studio Arts and Architecture at the University of Minnesota. He has practiced at Shelter Architecture and Sala Architects. Currently he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, and a Lecturer at the College of Visual Art where he teaches a visual geometry class, and has taught at Augsburg College and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He designs and builds objects, furniture and structures.