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Houston Artist Loida Wexler Featured at Urban Eats

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The work of Houston artist (and St. Thomas alum) Loida Wexler will be recognized at a reception hosted by local restaurant Urban Eats on Saturday, February 24. The popular Washington Ave spot is known for its made-in-house specialties and its commitment to locally-sourced ingredients. Ms. Wexler’s appearance is part of their “Urban Arts” series of exhibitions celebrating up-and-coming artists alongside artisanal, local food.

Loida Wexler Urban Eats
Photo courtesy of Urban Eats

Ms. Wexler works in midtown, and her pieces possess color and energy befitting that vibrant location. Wexler describes her work thusly: “I am an artist who specializes in paintings/drawings in acrylics and oils using various methods such as palette knife, brushes and fluid media. I was inspired by Vincent Van Gogh through his use of texture to convey a sense of realism and movement through his work. He ‘breathes life’ into an inanimate painting.”

Those same qualities appealed to Urban Eats owner and culinary director Levi Rollins. “Loida Wexler’s work is filled with passion and life; it’s the perfect complement to the Urban feel of our space,” Mr. Rollins said.

Loida Wexler Urban Eats
(L) Photo courtesy of Urban Eats; (R) Artist Loida Wexler, photo by J.Roe Photography

Those wishing to meet the artist and indulge in complimentary beer, wine, champagne, and hors d’oeuvres may stop by Urban Eats from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday the 24th. Her art is on display at Urban Eats until March 31.


Featured photo courtesy of Urban Eats.

Noah is a Houston-based writer and photographer. You can find him exploring Houston's restaurant and museum scenes with his wife or catching a game at Minute Maid Park. He and his wife serve local businesses through their digital content company, Two Cats Communications.

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