Tom Hoover, an Indianapolis area-based artist, is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Hoover has studied advanced illustration and advanced technical illustration techniques with some of the premiere airbrush artists in the field, placing 1st in Technical Illustration in the 6th Annual Airbrush Excellence Competition, featured in Airbrush Action magazine. Hoover has adapted his style for digital art, creating art in various computer programs, mainly Photoshop and has established a national reputation for his renderings of major sports figures.