“Post-disaster landscape. Layered. Surreal.”
“My artwork reflects New Orleans’ rich heritage of African and Caribbean cultures.” – Kevin Elder
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
“I feel especially connected to art that repurposes common items, images or ideas, particularly art born from materials that some would consider useless or trash.”
John Flemming’s handmade leather masks are the definition of wearable art.
“All parts of New Orleans that need a little tender love and care are great influences in my work.” -Jono Goodman
Maddie Stratton has been painting portraits for years now, and was recently selected as one of twelve Where Y’Artist to participate in “300 for 300”, a collaborative series with Nola Media Group, producers of Nola.com and The Times-Picayune, featuring the people that make New Orleans, New Orleans.
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.