Artist Spotlight + Interview with Leroy Miranda Jr.

Today, we had the chance to sit down with Y’Artist Leroy Miranda Jr and talk to him a little bit about his art, process and style before his solo show, Unveiled: Part Two | Figures in Form opens Thursday, January 21 at the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, from 5:30-8pm. Leroy is a self-taught artist who discovered… Read more »

Events + Unveiled: Part One

Where Y’Art presents, “Unveiled: Part One”, a group show exploring the concept of what we choose to expose or conceal in relation to our own securities and insecurities, as well as self-exploration within the rituals of costuming and masking. Oh, and Where Y’Art turns 2. Come celebrate with us!   It’s All Happening Saturday, January… Read more »

Events + Y’Artists on the Road

It’s a busy time of year for everyone and Where Y’Artists are no exception! Our artists are involved in all kinds of events and markets this month, from Luna Fete to Art Basel. We’ve put together a list of all the exciting art world happenings where you can find our Y’Artists. Many of the events… Read more »

For the Art Lover + Local is the New Black – 12 Days of Local

It’s finally here! For the last 12 days, we’ve been counting down to Shop Local Saturday. For those that aren’t familiar with this very special day, Small Business Saturday, or Shop Local Saturday, is the day we celebrate the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S. This is a day we… Read more »

In the Community + Boots on the Ground: Best Markets to Shop Local This Holiday

If you love local art as much as we do (and we know you do), then your plans include Shop Local Saturday, November 28. Following the Black Friday phenomenon, Shop Local Saturday, or Small Business Saturday, was introduced by American Express to help small businesses attract supporters of local during the holiday madness. Where Y’Art believes in… Read more »

Artist Spotlight + 10 Questions for Catherine DeYoung

Catherine DeYoung enamels because it allows her to leave behind artistic artifacts that reflect the time and place in which she lives- New Orleans. She enamels in New Orleans because of the numerous costume holidays and rich culture from food to celebrating. Enameling is the ancient art of melting thin layers of glass onto copper, fine… Read more »

Events + Delectable New Orleans Art at Po-Boy Fest

We are thrilled to team up with Oak Street Po-Boy Festival this year to host the first official Where Y’Art Market! The market will feature over 25 New Orleans artists, offering appropriately priced, one-of-a-kind local gifts, ranging from paintings and photographs to artful accents and jewelry. “Oak Street is a center for creativity in New Orleans, and we are… Read more »

Artist Spotlight + 10 Questions for Adam Hall

Adam Hall grew up in North Carolina, but now calls New Orleans home. His identification with and affection for New Orleans grew during his studies at art schools around the country. His paintings are inspired by the vibrancy and distinctive character of America’s most interesting city. They have a well-defined contrast between light & dark and… Read more »

For the Art Lover + Gift Ideas For the Foodie Family – $50 or Less

Don’t break the bank this holiday season. With a $200 budget, you can shop for everyone in your family. Give the gift of local support with a one-of-a-kind gift, direct from a New Orleans artist. Did you know every dollar that is spent locally turns over seven times before it leaves the state? Here are a few ideas for your food-loving… Read more »