Thomas Kurt Newport Edit Profile
Graduate, South Florida School Floral Design, 1972; Bachelor in Special Studies Art and Education, Cornell College, 1977.
Floral designer, Newport's Flowers, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1965-1977; goldsmith, diamond setter, Boyson Jewelery, Cedar Rapids, 1977-1980; goldsmith, Boyson Jewelery, Cedar Rapids, 1982-1991; welding supply salesman, Rockmount Research and Alloy, Denver, 1980-1982; goldsmith, designer, Newport Design, Cedar Rapids, since 1982.
Board member Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Arts Council, 1994-1996. Chairman, designer, fund raiser Cedar Rapids Olympic Torch Project, 1995-1996. Member International Pyrotechnics Guild.
Married Stephanie Lynn Fuller, September 26, 1980. Children: Shelby Beth, Grant Thomas.