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 »
In the Community
On Saturday, June 1, several new murals were unveiled throughout the New Orleans Arts District as part of Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation, a project of the Arts Council New Orleans. This is the first multi-mural exhibition of large scale artwork in Downtown New Orleans! Keep reading to learn more about the artists who painted these larger… Read more »
ambiguous + contemporary + ethereal These are the three words Vincente Weber chose when asked to describe his work. Keep reading to learn more about Vincente, his process, and inspirations! “Serentine” by Vincente Weber “I deem myself more an artist than that of a traditional photographer and have always been interested in alternative image making… Read more »
We’ve scouted New Orleans to bring you a few must-see murals in the Marigny, Bywater and Treme neighborhoods. While scouting art, we wondered what the difference was between graffiti and 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… Read more »
Describe yourself in one word. “Resilient.”
“Post-disaster landscape. Layered. Surreal.”
“My art is formed from a subconscious blend of my recent experiences and imagination. Much of my inspiration comes from the greatest artist of all – nature.” – Kate Tova
Reflective. Evocative. Transformative.
“My artwork reflects New Orleans’ rich heritage of African and Caribbean cultures.” – Kevin Elder
True. Vibrant. Perceptive.