Margaux Hymel

Artist + Margaux Hymel

As a New Orleans native, I am so proud to be apart of this culturally thriving city. There is no better place to be as an artist, and I find inspiration on a daily basis walking through these enriching streets. After receiving my MFA from LSU, I moved to the Garden District where I currently work out of my home studio.

Working almost entirely in acrylic, I create large-scale figurative paintings on canvas. Having several wonderful gay friends who are drag queens, I have been exposed to private dressing rooms before their show. Enamored with the dazzling two-hour transformations and impressed by the talent and dedication it took to create these costumes, I found a spark to represent this world in my ongoing series “Painted Ladies” and “Costumes and Queens”. My paintings explore the notion that gender is no longer black and white but an array of colors as expressed through the use of bright color schemes. My work showcases the fun in expressing oneself and toy with the concept of androgyny. I generally create my works based on imagination using ideas from memories, photos, or sights around the city.

Please visit my website: gaux-gaux.com Follow me on Instagram and Twitter: @gauxgauxart

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Nicole Ockmond
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Brett Henderson
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Anne Blenker
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Ella Albrecht
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Kristen Albrecht
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Lori Sperier
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Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
SPIRIT PORTRAIT
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Amzie Adams
Chevy Truck
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Meghan Methe
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Ramiro Diaz
James Booker: Piano Genius
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Gabriel Flores
Faubourg Marigny
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Nurhan Gokturk
Anna
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Anthesis
Rachel Rice-Baham Painting / Mixed Media
Rachel Rice-Baham
Band Storm
Tony Hollums Painting
Tony Hollums
Star Struck
Mike Williamson Painting
Mike Williamson
Fats
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Joshua Wingerter
Pineapple 49
Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
Faces of Tribes
Kevin Elder Painting
Kevin Elder
Detangled
Shelby Little Painting
Shelby Little
Orange Shotgun
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Lyla Clayre
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Sarah Nelson Sarah Nelson Fine Art
Painting
Sarah Nelson
Lundi Gras on Bourbon
Keith Oelschlager Painting
Keith Oelschlager
Dave Chappelle
Jeff Morgan Painting
Jeff Morgan
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Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Mirliton Tapestry
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
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Kris Muntan
Two Sisters
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Blair Dupre
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Connie Kittok
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John Turner Painting
John Turner
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D. Lammie-Hanson Painting
D. Lammie-Hanson
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Kate Hanrahan
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Leeaux . Illustration / Painting
Leeaux .
Mississippi River Run
Ellen Macomber Ellen Macomber Studio
Painting
Ellen Macomber
Jacque
Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
Terry & NJ
Paige DeVries Painting
Paige DeVries
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Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Infinite Sadness
Jeremy Paten Mixed Media / Painting
Jeremy Paten
Orangina Princesse de Broglie
Rayne Bories Painting
Rayne Bories
Shotgun in Treme
Queen Hope Parker Queen Hope Poetic Art
Painting
Queen Hope Parker
Samsara
Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
Hansen's Sno Bliz Giclée
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Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
Meeting Notes #48
Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Flying Fish I
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
Yogi Bear!
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Leroy Miranda Jr.
New Dress
Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
Naomi - Holocaust Memorial, Berlin
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
Blow Pop
Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
"The Peaches are Better Down the Road" Homage to Johnny Hodges
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Untitled #1
Ceaux . Ceaux Artwork
Painting
Ceaux .
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Patty West Elstrott Painting
Patty West Elstrott
Turkana 'See' Food
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Painting
Patrick Henry
Deal With The Devil
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
Honeymoon Memories
Lee Morais Painting
Lee Morais
Harley Baby
Rise Delmar Ochsner Painting
Rise Delmar Ochsner
Continuing to Unfold
Rebecca Birtel Madura Painting
Rebecca Birtel Madura
Landscape
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
Satchmo, Louis Armstrong
Lucille Anderson Lucille Blues
Painting
Lucille Anderson
Woman #1
Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
Ritual
Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
Let Go
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Painting
Bryan Brown
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