2009 Artist News & Events
- March – Exhibitor CM Russell Art Auction of Original Western Art – Heritage Inn, Great Falls, Montana
- August – Big Sky Journal Arts issue – Featured Artist – Artists of the West -“Evolving From Nature” Sculptor Tom Dean brings exotic woods to life.
- September – Western Design Conference – Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Juried exhibitor.
- October – Cowboys & Indians magazine – Featured Artists – Chosen as one of the best wood workers in the country.