Visual Artist and Visual Arts Educator
Web Page: www.xenakisarts.com
Education
  • Master of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Hoffberger School of Painting, Baltimore, Maryland. Studied under Grace Hartigan, Program Director
  • Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins U. School of Medicine, Department of Art as Applied to Medicine
  • Bachelor of Sciences Cum Laude, City University of N.Y., Brooklyn College, Major: Biology, Minor Fine Arts. Studied with Philip Pearlstein, Milet Andrejevic, and Paul Gianfagnia
Selected Exhibitions both nationally and internationally (a very small selection)
  • 2009 Gold Works, The Byrne Gallery , Middleburg, Virginia
  • 2009 Celebration….and Creation…Gallery at St. Johns Episcopal, McLean, Virginia
  • 2008 Heavens, Tabois -Bonhomme Galerie, d'Art, McLean, Virginia
  • 2007 L'Or, Tabois-Bonhomme Galerie d'Art, McLean , Virginia
  • 2006 Light of Light. Gallery 101, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • 2005 5th Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
  • 2005 XPYSO (GOLD) Dadian Gallery, WesleyTheological Seminary, Washington, DC
  • 2004 Hellenic Festival of Artists curated by Kouros Gallery, New York, New York
  • 2004 Retrospective Exhibition, Sailing from Byzantium, 20+ years Painting and Drawing, The Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 2003 Views of Heaven, Mary Cosby Gallery at Potter's House, Washington, D.C.
  • 2002 Thomas Xenakis, Reflection on a Fulbright Experience in Greece, New Myth/Spheres of Influence, Verizon Gallery, Northern Virginia Community, Annandale, Virginia
  • 2001 After and Beyond the Fires, Norfolk Arts Gala, Decorum, Norfolk, Virginia
  • 2000 Inheritance, The Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1999, 2001, 2003 Norfolk Arts Gala, Decorum, Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1999 Remembering Our Future, Catholic University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1998 Essential Bonds, 50th Anniversary of Fulbright Program in Greece Melina Mercouri Cultural Center, Athens, Greece and The 33rd Demetria Festival, Thessalonike, Greece. Group Exhibition.
  • 1992, 1994 Irene Leache Memorial Exhibition, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Experience
  • Visual Arts Instructor, Lecturer: Corcoran College of Art and Design, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia
  • Two-time Senior Fulbright Scholar to Greece, Artist-In-Residence and Research Award, 2000-2001, 1995-1996
  • Artist in Residencies: 2005, Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, Skopelos, Greece. 2003, The Visual Arts Center, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth Virginia, 1996, Wesley Theological Seminary, Center for Art and Religion, Washington D.C.
  • Visiting Artist: 2002, The Governor' School for the Arts, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 2001 Fulbright Inter-European Exchange to Bulgaria, National Academy of the Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
Works in Collections
  • Museum Collections: Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, and The Orthodox Academy and Museum of Crete, Greece
  • University Collections: Catholic University of America, Wesley Theological Seminary, Marymount University, The Washington Theological Union, and Georgetown University
  • Corporate Collections: Beschler- Fabio Dental Inc., Eagleton's Corporation. Voudouris Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, The Skopelos Foundation, Dr. Patrick Aulicino, Hand Surgery Associates, The American Center for Physics, International Orthodox Christian Charities
  • The Embassy of Greece, Washington, DC
  • Private Collections in the United States, Greece, France, Germany, and Australia

Golden in Nature: Mixed Media Paintings


Arts Club of Washington
April 7-29, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:30-8:30 pm
Arts Club of Washington
2017 "I" Street NW
Washington DC 20006
Arts Club of Washington


Retrospective in Gold: Bridging Sacred and Secular


The Frame Factory
May 6 - June 8, 2017
Reception, Saturday, May 6, 2017, 5:30-8:00 pm
212 Dominion Road NE
Vienna, VA 22180
The Frame Factory


Spirit of Gold


Works by Thomas Xenakis
January 28 - February 29, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 28, 2016, 6:30-8:30 pm
RSVP is required at The Embassy of Greece by Jan. 26, 2016. This event is free.
The Embassy of Greece
2217 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC 20008



Annual Fine Art & Photography Show


Opening Reception: Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7-9 pm
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 12-3 pm
The Bouras Center, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield, New Jersey
A portion of the proceeds benefit The Greek Orthodox Schools, Constantinople, Turkey
Free and open to the public.



Something Different Something New


February 16 -
March 28, 2015
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 21, 2015
The Frame Factory
212 Dominion Road NE
Vienna, VA 22180
Free and open to the public.