Coastal Louisiana, with its distinctive wildlife, rich wetland ecosystems and rapidly changing landscapes, turns out to be a delicate muse for artists of all kinds. From the photographer who documents the degradation of coastal Louisiana’s abandoned castles, to the watercolorist and sculptor who preserves the balance of Louisiana’s coastal ecosystems and scampering reptiles in her [...]
Aime Weissinger had to bring her best game to the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) to which she applied last summer, but it paid off. “Hundreds of students apply to the program which has a multi-step process with in-depth assignments,” said Weissinger, a Mandeville native who graduates this month with a degree in graphic design. [...]
When Andre Charitat makes art, sparks fly. Literally. Charitat’s art isn’t portraits of Italian women in pastoral settings, star-filled night skies over rural French towns or statues of men squatting down deep in thought. His art is rods and sheets of metal and cloth welded and stitched together, representing the forms and functions found in nature. [...]
While at LSU, she taught a wide range of courses including Introduction to Fine Arts, Early Christian and Byzantine Art, Romanesque Art, Gothic Art as well as working with students on various independent studies. She has been a lecturer for LSU Honors College seminars, a recipient of the 2007 TAF Teaching Award, and she curated LSU Treasures, published by LSU Press [...]
Lauren Hegge (MFA, Photography, 2013) has work on view at the New Orleans Photo Alliance as part of invitational exhibition, Generation LA 2.
The Generation LA 2 exhibition will feature works from Maria Levitsky, UNO ‘12, Sophie Lvoff, Tulane ‘13, Lauren Hegge, LSU ’13 and Jamie Johnson, LA Tech ‘14. The exhibition will present a wide range of ways in which photography can be used to create contemporary art. Through installations, large-scale assemblages and alternative and analogue/digital hybrid processes, [...]