He grew up in Saskatoon and now (2018) lives in Calgary.
He graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design and is now (2018) an instructor there.
In 2006, he collaborated with writer Alex Grecian to produce Seven Sons and later, Proof 1-6, 2007 to 2012, Image. Other Image titles include periodicals Green Wake (April 2011 to February 2012) with writer Kurtis J. Wiebe, and Bedlam 1 to 6, October 2012 to April 2013, with writer Nick Spenser. He has also worked on DC and Marvel titles.
Content portrait gallery:
Dust-Ship Glory. Car., Elaine L. Will. Renegade Art Entertainment, February 2018: “Pin Up Gallery: Tom Sukanen.”