Exhibiting Artist: Fara Thomas (USA)
Fara Thomas, an Iranian American artist whose work is concerned with colour, texture, and reflection, inviting the viewer to explore beauty and challenge boundaries.
Thomas’ first point of impact is colour as a form of energy which stimulates our perceptual processes and is vital in conveying emotions. Depth, texture, and reflective surfaces are the subtleties which are experienced upon further observation.
The artist’s works are a summation of many layers of handmade pigments from semi-precious stones to organic dyes, suspended in epoxy resin on wood panels. Thomas’s large-scale abstract pieces present an infinite depth that blends the foreground and background seamlessly. Her aim is to force the viewer to slow down our perceptual behavior, which is trained to grasp facts quickly in our everyday life, these images allow seeing to be experienced as a complex process.