Jeff Thomson was born in Castor Bay, Auckland, New Zealand in1957.
He has worked predominantly with corrugated iron since he became a fulltime sculptor in 1986.
In 1995, Thomson was awarded the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship at the University of Otago, Dunedin and in 2000 he was the Tylee Cottage Artist in Residence in Wanganui.
In 2013, The Tauranga Art Gallery instigated a nationally touring survey exhibition of Thomson’s work with the book “Corrugations- The Art of Jeff Thomson" published to coincide with the exhibition documenting Jeff’s art practice over the decades.
Ten of his sculptures are part of Allan Gibbs' Sculpture Park, Kaipara Coast, Makarau.
Recent Exhibitions: 2016 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship, Hocken Library Gallery and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin 2017 and 2019 Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island, Auckland 2019 Sculpture in the Botanic Gardens, Auckland