Patrick Thomas is a graphic artist, author and educator. He studied at Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art in London before relocating to Barcelona in 1991.
He currently lives and works in Berlin. He has exhibited his limited-edition silkscreens across five continents, where many are now held in private and public collections. He has lectured and held many workshops worldwide.
In 2005 he published Black & White, a compilation of his work for the International Press. A revised edition of Protest Stencil Toolkit was released in April 2019.
In 2019 he created Open Collab a self-run workshop format to enable and encourage collaboration, dialogue and experimentation between participants. In March 2020 a free online platform was launched during Covid-19 lockdown to enable remote real-time collaboration. Since its launch thousands of creatives have participated worldwide.
Since October 2013 he is a professor at Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart.
He is a member of Alliance Graphique.