Tom Lieber is an American artist born in Saint Louis, in 1949. He is best known for his abstract paintings which focus on and explore spatial diversity and relationships between colors. Tom Lieber attended the University of Illinois and earned his M.F.A. in 1974. Lieber then moved to San Francisco to fulfill his affinity with Bay Area painting. In 1975 he was a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts. Today, his work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, SFMoMA, the Tate Gallery London and the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, among others.
In the year 2000, Lieber moved to Kauai and continued painting works majorly influenced by the environment in Hawaii. He now shares his time painting between Los Angeles and Kauai.