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Portraits from Week Two

We’re excited to share with you the second week of portraits recently published on Nola.com, including Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville, Al Copeland, Andrew Jackson, General Russel Honore, Avery Alexander and Drew Brees.  A portrait of Jean – Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, by Maddie Stratton “We are working at New Orleans with as much… Read more »

Inside The Studio of Drew Cooke

“By picturing my life in a different form, age, or context, I can expand my identity and ability to connect to the world around me.”

How to Start Your Art Collection on a Budget

We want to help you begin your own personal art collection. In this post you’ll find easy ways to think about how to begin collecting. Define your art style. Look around and discover what you like. Art is not just hanging on your walls. In New Orleans, art is all around us. It’s the jewelry we wear. It’s… Read more »

(Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul

“Soul is a feeling, a truth. It is the state of mind that we encounter music and culture, whether from New Orleans or from around the world. Soul is the essence of expression, and it informs our creative energy, spirit, and life. The title that I’ve chosen is the same title of the song recorded… Read more »

Where Y’Art Market at Fiya Fest 2016

In case you are feeling the music withdrawal blues between weekends one and two of Jazz Fest, New Orleans has another great music festival to offer right in between: Fiya Fest. Fiya Fest takes place on Wednesday, April 27 from 1-10 pm at Mardi Gras World. The event is in support of a great cause;… Read more »

Get Groovin’ with Where Y’Artists at Jazz Fest (First Weekend)

The countdown is over…New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival begins this Friday, April 22! The city is abuzz with excitement for the city’s biggest festival. While you are walking around the Fairgrounds, don’t forget to check out all of the Where Y’Artists who will be selling their handcrafted artwork. Each artist will have a table… Read more »

Ooh Poo Pah Doo: Rhythm N’ Hues

Exploring the intersection of music and art, Ooh Poo Pah Doo: Rhythm N’ Hues is a tribute to Allen Toussaint, one of the New Orleans’ greatest musicians and supporters of emerging artists, whose soul, creativity, and vision undeniably shaped the rhythm of the City. A partnership born of a shared passion for supporting local artists,… Read more »