Catherine DeYoung

Artist + Catherine DeYoung

I enamel because it allows me to leave behind artistic artifacts that reflect the time and place that I live, New Orleans. I enamel in New Orleans because of the numerous costume holidays and rich culture, that consists of many things from food to celebrating. Enameling is the ancient art of melting thin layers of glass onto copper, fine silver, 18k gold, and iron. The first enamels date back to Egypt over 4000 years ago. Transparent enamels are enchanting permanent watercolors, while opaque colors are bold and graphic. My enamel colors are inspired by the vibrant hued houses in New Orleans and by the glitter and sparkle of the Muses parade. New Orleans has seeped into my soul and filters out through my hands and into my work, play, and dreams.

I am a New Orleans artist living and working in the East Carrollton neighborhood.


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Oak Tree Necklace - Emerald
Renee Dodge Jewelry / Metal
Renee Dodge
Triangular Be You Sheet Music Earrings
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Accessories / Jewelry
Emily McDonald
Miami Vice Earrings
Forrest Bacigalupi Arts Kinetic
Forrest Bacigalupi

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