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NOLA Local: Artists to Know

An art crawl is what we’d call this adventure anywhere else on the planet. But in New Orleans, as you may know, things are different. There, this local art trail might be called a Bayou No Compass (meaning you are slipping off radar for a bit). Okay by them. That’s how New Orleans operates. Or maybe you’d call this a Chute- the- chute, art-style. Semantics aside, the aim is the same. This is a beginner’s guide to some of Fat City’s more unique artists. Some have brick and mortar locales you can visit, some art will find you, others are artists whose work you may want to know.

  • 1.

    Porter Lyons Mirror House

    Porter Lyons Mirror House

    Porter Lyons Mirror House is art that is also about preserving local culture.

  • 2.

    Pottspurls

    Pottspurls

    Pottspurl's unique fiber art, located all over the city, is an artist's version of a scavenger hunt.

  • 3.

    Rachaela DiRosaria

    Rachaela DiRosaria

    Rachaela Di Rosaria -- She marries Depression-era icons as a way to comment on the modern world.

  • 4.

    Emma Fick

    Emma Fick

    Emma Fick -- Fine artist who uses classic Bayou and Cajun imagery to create mythological canvasses.

  • 5.

    Simon Hardeveld

    Simon Hardeveld

    Simon Hardeveld -- Folk art sign artist who is a go-to for New Orleans events.

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