Blinged-out umbrellas, giant crawfish, feather chandeliers, a sequined gator, and a virtual costume closet—these are just a few of the quirky, unexpected, interactive exhibits guests will explore at JAMNOLA. Over the past year, Where Y’Art has been working in creative partnership with JamNola to design and curate a 12 room artistic funhouse, in the spirit… Read more »
In the Community
In this edition of Hiding in Plain Sight, we take you downriver to the funky, art-filled neighborhood that is St. Claude. Situated downriver beyond the bounds of the French Quarter, this Arts District is bustling nightly with galleries, live music venues and restaurants, but on the weekdays when the majority of the galleries are closed,… Read more »
We’ve scouted New Orleans to bring you a few must-see murals in the Treme neighborhood. While scouting art, we wondered what the difference was between graffiti & street art. So, we asked New Orleans street artist, Jeremy Paten for his two cents. “If I had to describe the two, I would say that graffiti rejects established standards, encourages experimentation, and draws from popular culture… Read more »
Although photography was her first interest, illustration and natural pigment art have taken center stage.
Summer in New Orleans can be brutal, so naturally there are those of us who flock to cooler climates to escape the heat. We asked three y’artists, Alex Kilburn, Jordan Wade, and Kat Ryalls to give us the scoop on what they have planned while traveling this summer. Alex Kilburn Alex is spending time in The Windy City painting… Read more »