31 March 2009

Coup D'oeil presents Grissel Guiliano


Have you contemplated life after death?
You may once you see GRISSEL GIULIANO'S captivating photographs.
Or maybe you'll get stuck on something else.

30 March 2009

NoLA Rising Pirate Paint Party

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March 28th

NoLA Rising hosts a small paint party for Pyrate Week Pirates and fun passer-byers. Yes, that's a word.

The weather had finally broken through and left us this beautiful spring day. More pics can be found in Flickr...

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Special Thanks to St. Roch Tavern and Cafe

28 March 2009

More Artists Join NoLA Rising for show at the U.S. Mint

Adding to the list of artists who have offered to send something in for the NoLA Rising Fundraiser at the U.S. Mint:

Dr. Bob / Real Abstract / Karen Miller / Pauline Patterson / Dori Ashton / Gracie! / B-Kay / Stevie Collins

I would have had some photos for y'all of some of the art I've already started receiving, but like a true genius, I deleted them from my camera before transferring them to the supercomputer. Thus, I have to re-shoot what I have and yada yada...

21 March 2009

ARTISTS! NoLA Rising Needs Your Help!

NoLA Rising Needs Your Help

NoLA Rising needs you! NoLA Rising needs your Art!

NoLA Rising is now a non-profit. We rose up from the streets to become an organization of artists whose goal is to encourage people in all neighborhoods of Greater New Orleans to publicly display works of art for the purpose of rebuilding and restoring the human spirit in our city.

NoLA Rising will be announcing a major murals program in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans and will expand to other areas of the city.

In order to do all of this, we need to hit the ground running. As in the past, NoLA Rising has survived because artists have heeded the call to realize a goal larger than their own self-interest and given their time, their talent and their artwork in pursuit of our noble ideals.

NoLA Rising is putting up a fundraiser / show at the U.S. Mint in New Orleans and we’re currently calling for artists to donate a piece of artwork. The hope is that we can raise money to cover the costs needed for starting a major murals program. The event will be held the first weekend of Jazzfest (April 24th-26th) and will be well covered by media (mainstream and not so mainstream).

And what do you get besides a warm, fuzzy feeling inside for doing something good? You get my undying love and gratitude. You get to help be part of the NoLA Rising Movement to beautify a city that government forgot. You get recognition for helping us out and you get to be in an awesome show with some pretty bad-ass artists. Most importantly, you help out the people of New Orleans.

If you are interested, please contact me. On behalf of the NoLA Rising team, we really appreciate anything you can do. Deadline for us to receive artwork or photography will be April 17th.

Paint the change you wish to see!

NoLA Rising

20 March 2009

NoLA Rising Already Receiving Support from Artists! - Ray Noland / Dave Warnke / Starhead / Ken Nahan and Nick Hasslock among the first

NoLA Rising initiated its call to artists yesterday for an art show / fundraiser to help in its quest to launch a murals program in the City of New Orleans. Already committed to the line-up is Ray Noland of "Go Tell Mama! I'm for Obama", Dave Warnke, Starhead, Ken Nahan, Cherie Langford and artisan Nick Hasslock of the New Orleans Tile Co.

Art by Ray Noland:

As we begin to receive artwork, we'll be posting here and on Flickr.