Tom Everhart (b. 1952) is an American artist and the only person with a license to paint the PEANUTS comics strip characters. Everhart attended Yale School of Art and Architecture. In 1980, he was introduced to Charles Schulz and began working on freelance projects with Schulz. Everhart was trained by Schulz to recreate the PEANUTS characters. Everhart’s work has been exhibited at The Louvre in Paris, The L.A. County Museum of Natural History, The Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, The Suntory Museum of Art in Tokyo as well as in Osaka, Rome, Venice, Milan, Minneapolis, Baltimore, New York City, Houston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and in Santa Rosa, California at the Charles M. Schulz Museum. Everhart lives and paints in Venice Beach, California and French Polynesia, two places that inspire his creativity.