Born in Belle Plaine, Iowa, Tom Lundberg lives in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is professor of art at Colorado State University, where he coordinates graduate and undergraduate programs in fibers and teaches courses in weaving and surface design. Lundberg has lectured and taught workshops in the United States, England, and New Zealand and teaches in Colorado State University’s Italy study-abroad program.
Lundberg began his advanced studies at Iowa State University. Following an apprenticeship with potter Clary Illian, he completed his BFA in painting at the University of Iowa, where he also studied textiles with Naomi Schedl. Lundberg received his MFA from Indiana University, in the textiles program directed by Budd Stalnaker and Joan Sterrenburg. As a graduate student, he also worked with Diane and William Itter.