100% Hand Painted French Quarter Jackson Square New Orleans "street Art”
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100% Hand Painted French Quarter Jackson Square New Orleans "street Art”:
THIS IS NOT A PRINT. It is an 100% hand-painted watercolor painting from the historicFrench Quarter and Jackson Square area of New Orleans Louisiana. It is painted invibrant colors on heavyweight canvas paper sized at approximately 8"x10". It is sized to fit a readymade frame that is available at most hobby stores (no need for custom framing).If matted the frame size would be 11"x14". Itwill look stunning matted in white behind glass with a black frame. I am the artist, John Boles, and will sign my name by hand. I have been visually documenting the French Quarter in New Orleans for the past 15 years. My paintings are a reflection of the French Quarter both before Katrina and afterwards. Parts of this great city are still in need of rebuilding. With your help, and with the help previous collectors, I have raised over $3000.00 in this effort.News Release:
Art with a HeartFrench Quarter Duet, an original painting by Upper School Visual Arts Chair John Boles, was recently accepted for the 2018National Art Education Association (NAEA) Member Exhibition that will be showcased in the NAEA Studio & Gallery fromOctober 1, 2018, through January 4, 2019.
The mixed-media painting that Boles submitted is part of a series of more than 300 paintings of the French Quarter that he has created over the past 15 years. Boles has a long connection with New Orleans, as his wife Jane was born there and they visit several times each year.After Hurricane Katrina, he began donating a portion of his sales, raising over $3000to help build houses in the devastated Ninth Ward. "My paintings are a way to help a city that I know and love," said Boles.
Of the 386 submissions for the exhibit, only 62 were selected for gallery display by the panel of six arts leaders. Located minutes from Washington, D.C. in arts-rich Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, the NAEA Studio & Gallery showcases outstanding artwork created by visual arts education professionals, highlighting the artistic skill and vision of members worldwide.
Founded in 1947, the National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators. The organization invests in innovative initiatives to support instructional practice, research, and leadership in visual arts education.