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Get Your Fill of Fine Art at This Solo Art Exhibition

Samara Gallery will present Doxa, a solo exhibition of work by Christopher Marion Thomas. For the last 16 years, Thomas has been creating contemporary paintings of canonized biblical subject matter. Doxa is a spirited fusion of three lifelong passions: Painting, Art History, and Theology.

This new body of work explores multilayered imagery, intriguing juxtapositions, and a spiritual depth. Thomas is deft with a range of materials, layering oil paint, assemblage, and found objects to best articulate his subject. The pieces selected for the exhibition vary in scale between expressive life-size pieces to intimate hand-held objects.
The work in Doxa combines texture, gesture, and materiality, approaching a painting first as an object. With this formalist approach in mind, Thomas juxtaposes the sublime with kitsch, hip hop, and pop culture. Doxa marries formal craftsmanship with psychological depth and contemporary social commentary.

At Vanderbilt Court Apartments in Houston, Texas, we believe it’s important to integrate yourself into the community, which is why we suggest attending this event. Meeting new people, having unfamiliar experiences, and joining neighborhood activities is the key to an exceptional lifestyle.

Event Time/Date:
Friday, October 28, 2016 – 6:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Samara Gallery
3911 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77002

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