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Nick Papas ’81 Paints Restaurant Triptych

Nick Papas triptych

Triptych by Nick Papas at Saint Arnold Brewery Company’s Beer Garden and Restaurant in Texas

Nick Papas

Artist Nick Papas

In August 2018, the Houston Chronicle featured six local artists, including Nick Papas ’81, who each painted an alcove in Saint Arnold Brewery Company’s new Beer Garden and Restaurant. In his center panel, Nick painted Saint Arnold on his knees, a diversion from the saint’s usually regal portrayal, which Nick hoped would inspire viewers to think of him in a new way. The side panels depict miracles attributed to Saint Arnold’s humility. Formerly of Pittsburgh, Nick has painted for churches and homes across the country for more than three decades.

Nick explains his work in a video from the Saint Arnold Facebook page.

Nick Papas with triptych

Nick Papas with his triptych