Acrylic on canvas.
15.5” x 17.5” (framed)
Shipping cost: $80.00
I was born and raised in New Orleans and began painting at an early age. After graduating from the Colorado Institute of Art with a degree in graphic design, I returned to New Orleans and spent a decade in the advertising business. I then switched to murals and decorative painting while continuing to produce posters, flyers and CD covers for the music industry. My own paintings over the years have covered many subjects from portraits to landscapes, but lately it’s been about masks. New Orleans’s love of masking is something we share with other unique cultures around the world. But while places such as Mali, Haiti and Venice have their own distinct styles, in New Orleans you get to see a little bit of it all. Whatever genre of work comes next for me, there will never be a shortage of inspiration here.
Mike Williamson is a New Orleans artist living and working in the Uptown neighborhood.UPTOWN
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