Jonathan Mayers | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

Jonathan “feral opossum” Mayers’ was born where the Houma and Bayogoula tribes came together under the istrouma, le batôn rouge (the red stick). Baton Rouge and South Lousiana was more than a home for the artist; the swamps served as a playground and a source of continued inspiration for a young Mayers. The memories of…  Read More

Douglas Bourgeois | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

Douglas Bourgeois‘ meticulously rendered work reveals incredible craftsmanship wedded with a masterful ability to express the artist’s vision through obsessive attention to detail. He combines his technical rigor with a far-ranging grasp of the iconography of late 20th and early 21st-century culture. As noted by art historian Isabelle Loring Wallace, Bourgeois “purposefully adopts certain hallmarks…  Read More

Her art form? Sculpture. Her medium? The wind.

  By Contributing writer NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune with Where Y’Art gallery. Today: sculptor Lin Emery. The icon: Lin Emery….  Read More

LPB Art Rocks! Interview with Jacqueline Bishop

In this episode of LPB Art Rocks!, we meet New Orleans artist Jacqueline Bishop, whose passion for the environment helps feed her creativity. Her paintings have inspired award-winning Chef Phillip Lopez to create a menu for a premiere event, The Art of Food, a dining experience like no other that will be held at the LPB Studios Sunday, October 22. Read More

VIDEO: WYES | Steppin’ Out July 7, 2017

WYES Steppin’ Out host Peggy Scott Laborde speaks with Louisiana Life art columnist John Kemp about the NOMA exhibition Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans, currently on view through September 3, 2017. Pride of Place showcases a selection of 20th-century paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures recently donated to NOMA by prominent New Orleans gallerist and art collector Arthur Roger. Read More

George Dureau Memorial at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Artist George Valentine Dureau, Jr. died April 7, 2014. On Friday, April 18, friends and family gathered in the Patrick Taylor Library at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art to honor him. Speakers included the artist’s longtime friend Kenneth Holdtich, Ogden curator Bradley Sumrall, Ogden director William Andrews, brother Don Dureau, friend Judge Ginger Berrigan and friend and caretaker Katin Nachod. Read More