Artist Spotlight

Inside the Artist Studio of Jeremy Paten

Storyteller, Doodler, Collector. Jeremy Paten aka the ‘Creative Artisan ‘ shares more about his creative process and inspirations in this week’s edition of Inside the Artist Studio.

Inside the Artist Studio of Connie Kittok

Fun. Soulful. Connection. Fun, soulful, and connection are three words Connie Kittok, a Louisiana Contemporary Folk Artist uses to describe her work. She uses recycled material as her canvas for a richer texture and features oil varnishes and acrylics along with gold leaf to highlight.

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 Bryan Brown

Bryan Brown is an artist born and raised in New Orleans. Working predominantly in acrylics and charcoal, his art strives to inspire, invoke thoughts, bring awareness, and celebrate the youth and the culture of New Orleans. We sat down with ten questions for Bryan. Get to know him here.

Inside Bergeron Woodworks

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 »

The Cajun Navy: Every Man A Hero

The response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have been characterized by numerous grassroots efforts. Louisiana’s Cajun Navy is one of the most notable efforts in response to the flooding of East Texas. Another grassroots effort, Principals Helping Principals, provides support to affected schools in Texas. They have already received over 300 requests for assistance and this… 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 »