Lex R Thomas

Lex R Thomas

Surrealism in Ink

My inkwork focuses on catharsis, identity, and empowerment through the human experience. I’ve been told that my “mark” is the most prominent feature in my creations, ink and brushwork alike. I attribute my unique art...
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Memorable Pet Portraits

As a pet parent myself, I know just how important they are in our hearts! In my seven years of professional art making experience, I’ve painted pets more than anything else. Clients have trusted me...
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Expressive Acrylic Paintings

I investigate the stories of humanity via brushstrokes on canvas – but not the ones which we share with anyone outside our own minds. My figurative paintings inspired by nature echo the emotions that we...
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about me lex r thomas portrait artist sitting in a golden chair wearing boots a long blue skirt and black turtleneck

A Queer portrait artist based in Lafayette, Louisiana

Expressionist with a Focus on
Portraits, Botanicals & Existence


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Art Circle: Basin Arts Featured Artist

A Pleasant Surprise Did you know that I was Basin Art's featured Art Circle artist last week? When Taylor from Basin Arts reached out to... Read More "Art Circle: Basin Arts Featured Artist"

Frequently Asked Questions

 How and when should interested customers contact you? I am always open to discussing any commissions projects or questions that you may have! Unless I... Read More "Frequently Asked Questions"

How to Discover Secrets in Artwork (Mine in Particular)

Ever stood in front of a painting, listening to a song, or read a passage in a book that gave you goosebumps? It's a chilling... Read More "How to Discover Secrets in Artwork (Mine in Particular)"

The Value of Pet Portraits: Just Some Wall Art?

If you have pets of your own, you no doubt have tons of photos of them in your phone. Many of us also proudly display... Read More "The Value of Pet Portraits: Just Some Wall Art?"