Artist Spotlight

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 »

10 Questions for Frances Swigart

Frances Swigart has been creating art for 40 years and it continues to be her all-consuming passion. She is an artist to the core — it’s even in her blood. When her father first visited her studio, he noticed that Frances was using a very similar press to the one his own father had in… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Tish Douzart – Making Marbling Magic

“Creating art provides therapy for the one who is trying to comprehend the world around them. I liken it to meditation, a time for self-examination (introspection) into my own thoughts and “mind traffic”. The subject matter is secondary. The process, or meditation, becomes the true art form. Printmaking is very process-oriented and the need for… Read more »

Big Dreams. Tiny Canvases.

big dreams. tiny canvses. art for art's sake.

Big Dreams. Tiny Canvases explores the juxtaposition of big and small, whether it be big and small pieces of art, big and small concepts, or big and small prices. As part of the show, we invite viewers to begin their own personal art collection. Our visual display shows you both how to create a gallery wall and how small… Read more »