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 »

Artist Spotlight + 10 Questions for Anne Cassidy

Anne Cassidy has always been enamored by art, especially fashion design. Her admiration motivated her to create her own clothing line, C. Major (nola) – a lifestyle brand for women meant for everyday living. Much of Anne’s inspiration comes from her mother, who has impeccable taste for clothing and art, and, along with her father, has… Read more »

For the Art Lover + Color Your New Orleans Holiday Season with Local Style

What’s trending? Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year, has been popping up everywhere in preparation for gift-giving season. Mercedes-Benz is using it in their car interiors, Marc Jacobs designed a watch with it, and loads of women are sporting it on their nails and lips. Here’s how you can make marsala a part of your… Read more »

Artist Spotlight + 10 Questions for Forrest Bacigalupi

Forrest Bacigalupi, inspired by the frenetic energy of New Orleans, launched Arts Kinetic post-graduation from Tulane University. After focusing most of his attention to French Literature and Philosophy in college, he became hungry for a new means of self expression. He’s made his home here in New Orleans amidst the tropical heat and Caribbean color… Read more »

Artist Spotlight + 10 Questions for David Bergeron

David Bergeron has art in his blood. His father was an ironworker, his mother was a seamstress, and his grandfather was a self-taught carpenter. David was inspired by the artists around him to become one himself, but it was New Orleans that helped inspire David’s artist path. Hoping to make a difference in the amount… Read more »

For the Art Lover + 5 easy tips to create a gallery wall in your home

1. Don’t be afraid to mix styles of artwork on a gallery wall. It may also help to try to establish a theme. 2. Buy pieces that contribute to a meaningful grouping of your work. 3. Remember, a collection can be anything that is meaningful to you. 4. Incorporate new pieces with art and home decor… Read more »