Category Archives: Art

September Art Market

Art Market Season! I have been so busy finishing up my two books that I have not had time to do any art markets this year. I am excited to get back in the swing of things! Plus, I will … Continue reading

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My First Book Signing

My first lecture and book signing for my new book Hope and New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names is this Wednesday, March 26th at Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania Street from 6 to 7:30pm. I will … Continue reading

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Book Progress #4

Last week I sent in my next section of pages for my book Hope and New Orleans. This is where I am: My contract calls for 35 photographs and 40,000 words. Or 65 photographs and 35,000 words. Or something that … Continue reading

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My book contract!

So… I got a book contract with the History Press. I am excited. Happy. Slightly terrified. And GEARED UP! It will be a history of New Orleans street signs. I will be writing the text and shooting the photographs. I … Continue reading

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Tulane Talk

Last month I was pleasantly surprised to find out that Scott Cowen, the president of Tulane University, gave me and my art a shout-out in his weekly email “Tulane Talk.” The email goes out to¬†faculty, students, staff, parents, alumni and … Continue reading

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Original Ornaments!

One of the new items I’m making and selling at art markets this year is magnetic photo ornaments. ¬†They are similar to the ornaments I’ve sold in past years where the photo was glued in, but now they are attached … Continue reading

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Spindles

A big box of spindles I bought this weekend at a junk store (in the pouring rain) on St. Claude Avenue that I hope to turn into something wonderful. Stay tuned!  

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Signage

A few months ago I was at Ricca’s looking for spare wood to make frames out of when I spotted a sign hanging from the rafters. It was in a corner of the store, high up, with scrap wood surrounding … Continue reading

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Happenings in New Orleans

I am blessed to have many wonderfully creative friends. And a lot of them have events this weekend! On Friday, June 1st, Kathryn Hobgood Ray aka Trixie la Femme aka Bernadette Shakey is performing the songs of Neil Young at … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for “The Show”

I am almost ready for my April show at Whole Foods. All that is left is the technical stuff: shooting and signing work, writing artist statement and price list, updating website, etc. I have spent the last five weeks preparing … Continue reading

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