Although photography was her first interest, illustration and natural pigment art have taken center stage.
Some artists have rituals or rites of passage when it comes to the creative process. For David Joshua Jennings spontaneity IS the creative process.
“What inspires me once in front of blank canvas or panel is the nature of New Orleans, strong women, nature & botanicals. I use all of those elements to tell a story.” – Mary Singleton
“I feel especially connected to art that repurposes common items, images or ideas, particularly art born from materials that some would consider useless or trash.”
John Flemming’s handmade leather masks are the definition of wearable art.
Functional. Upcycled. Conscientious When you step into David Bergeron’s studio you might hear Afro-Cuban or Zydeco music playing as he sits down at his work table. The preference of music varies just as much as the unique materials he uses. Influenced by southern folk, outsider and tramp art styles, and seeing a ready supply of… Read more »
“Bone funky solos!”
“All parts of New Orleans that need a little tender love and care are great influences in my work.” -Jono Goodman
Maddie Stratton has been painting portraits for years now, and was recently selected as one of twelve Where Y’Artist to participate in “300 for 300”, a collaborative series with Nola Media Group, producers of Nola.com and The Times-Picayune, featuring the people that make New Orleans, New Orleans.
“Above all I am inspired by the under appreciated strength of women and expressions of femininity in all its forms; I like to combine that power with botanical illustration to bring us back to the earth.” – Alexandra Kilburn