This week in Hiding in Plain Sight, we’re exploring the streets and street art of Central City. Central City and Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard (OCH) are both essential cultural icons of New Orleans. OCH, in the late 19th and 20th, centuries was a center of rapid commercial growth and was home to a diverse population, and during the… Read more »
In the Community
True. Vibrant. Perceptive.
Intimate, Surreal, Detailed.
Some artists have rituals or rites of passage when it comes to the creative process. For David Joshua Jennings spontaneity IS the creative process.
“What inspires me once in front of blank canvas or panel is the nature of New Orleans, strong women, nature & botanicals. I use all of those elements to tell a story.” – Mary Singleton
John Flemming’s handmade leather masks are the definition of wearable art.
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 »
“All parts of New Orleans that need a little tender love and care are great influences in my work.” -Jono Goodman
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.
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.