David Cotton should be a New Orleans legend, having coined the term "The Big Easy" in the 1950's. He has taught art in the public schools for over 35 years. One of his vivid street scenes, capturing the essence of the city, hangs in the Louis Arm-strong Art Collection in New Orleans International Airport.
Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art
600 Julia St.
Girl in her Library
Ally Burguieres layers oil and acrylic paints to create emotive works saturated with color and contrast. Her paintings on canvas often feature scenes of wildlife and nature, yet her brush glides easily over the human form, exploring notions of nostalgia and the human spirit.
736 Royal St.
More over a Melody
James Michalopoulos is a celebrated New Orleans based artist who both sculpts and paints. He is best known for his vibrant architectural renderings, perfectly depicting New Orleans and its culture.
Michalopoulos New Orleans Gallery
617 Bienville St.
Julie Robinson's acrylic mixed media paintings create a unique fusion of contemporary expressionism and colorfield art–best described as Abstract Transcendental Painting. Her signature style is composed of luminous layers and glazes, soft fluid areas and intuitive gestural marks. Her paintings embody a deep sense of the unknown or un-manifest.
3427 Magazine St.
Trio of Oysters
Three man group show with the figurative "Eccentric Southern Collection" oils of Grant Schexnider, the abstract oils of Guus Kemp and the surreal and sought after original oils of Carlos Lopez.
819 Royal St.
The bulk of artist Craig Tracy's body of work is devoted to the human form, which the award-winning body painter enhances with intricate imagery, then captures on film. Limited edition photographs and canvas prints are offered.
The Craig Tracy Gallery
827 Royal St.
Strickland's aerial approach to composition allows him to construct lyrical figurative arrangements on a skewed ground. Known for his street and beach settings, Strickland's newest work, which will debut in April, depicts ambiguous urban landscapes highlighted by green space. The artist's abstraction of space is the main player in a land dotted with individuals.
Cole Pratt Gallery
3800 Magazine St.
Joie de Femme
Richard Mac Donald's Joie de Femme sculpture exemplifies the youthful exuberance and positive energy of the theme of joyous and exciting life.
Windsor Fine Art
221 Royal St.