Thomas Xenakis is a working DC artist primarily using paint and precious metals, like gold and silver in a variety of grounds.


He maintains a studio in Italy as well and often travels to Europe for inspiration and research. His research area is in contemporary uses of Medieval media, primarily as it relates to the Byzantine Medieval Empire. Such media include, tempera, egg-tempera, wax encaustic, distemper, mosaic, and fresco. Mr. Xenakis has been a faculty member in residence at the Villa Le Balze, Georgetown University and has participated in many study abroad experiences through Georgetown and other universities as a faculty member in Italy, Greece, and Bulgaria. See web site link at www.xenakisarts.com for additional information.