Photos curtesy of the artist
Rituals of Commemoration, 2016
A Mile in my Shoes
Amadozli Gallery, African Heritage Cultural Arts
Liberty City, Miami, FL
The Oscar Thomas Foundation was created in 1997, as a vehicle to perpetuate the memory of Oscar Thomas, his achievements and to carry on his dream of a better life for others through the power of art, education, health and service.
An iconic billboard, mural, and portrait artist, Oscar Thomas died of diabetic complications at age 41 in 1997. Internationally known for years of breathtaking commercial works, he greatly admired the teachings of Dr. King. Inspired to serve beyond art, Thomas, has been described as “the country’s leading artist of Dr. King” by NBC News.