Subject:Dearborn, Art Gallery, Local Business, Community, History
In this edition of Through The Arsenal Gates Glenn O'Kray interviews Tom Clark, Entrepreneur. Glenn begins the interview by asking Tom about growing up in Dearborn. Tom reminicses about the great time he had with his friends in the neighborhood and around Michigan Avenue. We learn that George Peppard was his neighbor and made friends with his older brothers. Tom was very young at the time, but he remembers his mother helped George's parents by taking care of George while they were away working. The conversation moves towards Tom's education, and how he felt he might be able to apply his college education towards a new business venture. Tom tells us about starting up his his business Village Picture Framing & Art Gallery and gives us many examples of items he has framed over the years, including a Picasso and Raphael. The conversation concludes with Tom telling us that his daughter has taken the reins of the business, and that he still enjoys coming into work and seeing his longtime customers.