Artist Spotlight

Inside the Artist Studio of Maddie Stratton

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.

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.

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 »

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 »

George Dolgy works on view at Manhattan Jack

“I create complex, multi-layered compositions. They are dynamic, yet balanced. I imagine a story or a world behind each painting, but I invite each viewer to imagine his or her own. I hope my canvases provide enough visual clues to discover an infinite amount about the imaginary worlds which are hidden inside my paintings.” – George… Read more »

X, The Variable of Progress: In Case You Missed It

On the morning of August 26, 2005, after the storm passed through New Orleans, the levees failed and the world fell silent in shocked disbelief. What happened in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina  forever changed the landscape of New Orleans. The Katrina X, used by the National Guard to mark their search, still remains on… Read more »