Artist Spotlight

10 Questions for Anne Cassidy

Anne Cassidy has always been enamored by art, especially fashion design. Her admiration motivated her to create her own clothing line, C. Major (nola) – a lifestyle brand for women meant for everyday living. Much of Anne’s inspiration comes from her mother, who has impeccable taste for clothing and art, and, along with her father, has… Read more »

Color Your New Orleans Holiday Season with Local Style

What’s trending? Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year, has been popping up everywhere in preparation for gift-giving season. Mercedes-Benz is using it in their car interiors, Marc Jacobs designed a watch with it, and loads of women are sporting it on their nails and lips. Here’s how you can make marsala a part of your… Read more »

10 Questions for Forrest Bacigalupi

Forrest Bacigalupi, inspired by the frenetic energy of New Orleans, launched Arts Kinetic post-graduation from Tulane University. After focusing most of his attention to French Literature and Philosophy in college, he became hungry for a new means of self expression. He’s made his home here in New Orleans amidst the tropical heat and Caribbean color… Read more »

Tish Douzart – Making Marbling Magic

“Creating art provides therapy for the one who is trying to comprehend the world around them. I liken it to meditation, a time for self-examination (introspection) into my own thoughts and “mind traffic”. The subject matter is secondary. The process, or meditation, becomes the true art form. Printmaking is very process-oriented and the need for… Read more »

Big Dreams. Tiny Canvases.

big dreams. tiny canvses. art for art's sake.

Big Dreams. Tiny Canvases explores the juxtaposition of big and small, whether it be big and small pieces of art, big and small concepts, or big and small prices. As part of the show, we invite viewers to begin their own personal art collection. Our visual display shows you both how to create a gallery wall and how small… Read more »

Tracy Hamlin: Creating a Costume Tradition

  “Costuming is a tradition in New Orleans. Good costuming is embraced and rewarded here and it is the thing I love most about this City and its people.” – Tracy Hamlin, Halfshell Productions It’s not uncommon on a Monday morning to see someone whizzing by on their bicycle with feathers in their hair and… Read more »

PARK(ing) Day NOLA

(PARK)ing Day Nola 2015 Set for Friday, September 18 PARK(ing) Day Nola is coming and we wanted to share a little about the origins of Park(ing) Day, plus highlight some of last year’s projects.