Queen Hope Parker

Artist + Queen Hope Parker

I was born and raised in downtown New Orleans into a culture of cooking, music, dance, art, and crafts. My grandfather's hobby was visual art, my dad is a chef, and my grandmother sewed clothing; I freelanced all these talents. As a child, my father registered my siblings and me in dance and music classes. I attended McDonogh 35 Senior High, but due to Hurricane Katrina, I graduated from Westside High in Houston, Texas. After graduating high school, I moved back home and worked full time while attending Delgado, then William Carey for college prerequisites.

I later attended Dillard University School of Nursing in 2012, and I graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I am currently a Registered Nurse aspiring to become a Nurse Midwife. I also completed Doula training with Sista Midwife Productions in November 2014 and became a part of Birthmark Doula Collective shortly after.

People often ask, “What’s your focus?” This is an awkward conversation in one sitting. My focus is my belief. My art tells a story in the form of poetry. As an artist, I feel free to express my vision through creations not limited to sewing, painting, drawing, or craft. It all depends on the message I am sending. I dream of a world where we can live holistically in nature, health, and beauty. Originality and authenticity of species and spirit is my highest value. I am now working my way back into the art world to continue sharing this vision with the world.

 

meet the artists

We are a community of New Orleans visual artists. We are painters, sculptors, fashion & jewelry designers.
We are craftsman and metal workers, illustrators and printmakers.
We make and create original & one of a kind artworks handcrafted right here in New Orleans.

Samsara
Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
Flying Fish I
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
Midiendo / Measuring
Stephanie Reed Painting
Stephanie Reed
Band Storm
Tony Hollums Painting
Tony Hollums
SPIRIT PORTRAIT
Amzie Adams Painting
Amzie Adams
Mirliton Tapestry
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
Anthesis
Rachel Rice-Baham Painting / Mixed Media
Rachel Rice-Baham
Harley Baby
Rise Delmar Ochsner Painting
Rise Delmar Ochsner
Hunting for Monsters
Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Two Sisters
Blair Dupre Painting
Blair Dupre
Let Go
Bryan Brown Art by Bryan Brown
Painting
Bryan Brown
Landscape
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
The Kiss
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly Gator Girl Art
Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
Lenny
Lionel Milton Elleone
Painting / Street Art
Lionel Milton
Infinite Sadness
Jeremy Paten Mixed Media / Painting
Jeremy Paten
Continuing to Unfold
Rebecca Birtel Madura Painting
Rebecca Birtel Madura
Aerial Study #2
Kristen Albrecht Mixed Media / Painting
Kristen Albrecht
Fats
Joshua Wingerter Painting
Joshua Wingerter
Honeymoon Memories
Lee Morais Painting
Lee Morais
Children Feeding Alligators in City Park
John Turner Painting
John Turner
Untitled #1
Ceaux . Ceaux Artwork
Painting
Ceaux .
Pineapple 49
Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
Lundi Gras on Bourbon
Keith Oelschlager Painting
Keith Oelschlager
Seekers of Light
Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
New Dress
Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
Ritual
Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
Star Struck
Mike Williamson Painting
Mike Williamson
Once the Ghost Gets in Ya
Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
"The Peaches are Better Down the Road" Homage to Johnny Hodges
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Dave Chappelle
Jeff Morgan Painting
Jeff Morgan
Gator
Devin De Wulf Folk / Outsider Art / Painting / Photography
Devin De Wulf
Satchmo, Louis Armstrong
Lucille Anderson Lucille Blues
Painting
Lucille Anderson
Toilet Lake
Thomas Deaton Painting
Thomas Deaton
Kermit Ruffins When I Die
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
Okra Farms: Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA
Miro Hoffmann Painting
Miro Hoffmann
Landscape Layers
Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Sheba
Brett Henderson Painting
Brett Henderson
Meeting Notes #48
Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Naomi - Holocaust Memorial, Berlin
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
Anna
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Faubourg Marigny
Nurhan Gokturk Illustration / Painting
Nurhan Gokturk
Love-in-a-Mist
Margaux Hymel Art by Gaux Gaux
Painting
Margaux Hymel
Uptown Ruler
Nicole Ockmond Painting
Nicole Ockmond
Terry & NJ
Paige DeVries Painting
Paige DeVries
Yogi Bear!
Leroy Miranda Jr. Painting
Leroy Miranda Jr.
Orangina Princesse de Broglie
Rayne Bories Painting
Rayne Bories
Cypress Bayou
Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
Deal With The Devil
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
Woman #1
Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
Mississippi River Run
Ellen Macomber Ellen Macomber Studio
Painting
Ellen Macomber
The Only Hill on Chartres
Sarah Nelson Sarah Nelson Fine Art
Painting
Sarah Nelson
Slice of Earth - Plains
Ella Albrecht Painting
Ella Albrecht
Naturia Piper
Leeaux . Illustration / Painting
Leeaux .
Detangled
Shelby Little Painting
Shelby Little
Faces of Tribes
Kevin Elder Painting
Kevin Elder
Orange Shotgun
Lyla Clayre Illustration / Painting
Lyla Clayre
Cascade Blossoms
Anne Blenker Painting
Anne Blenker
Tattoo Lady
Keith Eccles Keith Eccles Illustration & Design Studio, LLC
Painting
Keith Eccles
Pizazz
Darlene Langendonk Art Impressions
Painting
Darlene Langendonk
Blow Pop
Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
Turkana 'See' Food
Patrick Henry Victory Arts
Painting
Patrick Henry
Chevy Truck
Meghan Methe Painting
Meghan Methe
Dreamland
Ramiro Diaz Painting
Ramiro Diaz
Notable Increase Reception
Patty West Elstrott Painting
Patty West Elstrott
Guardian Angel
Lori Sperier Mixed Media / Painting
Lori Sperier
Rock the Boat II
Kris Muntan Painting
Kris Muntan
James Booker: Piano Genius
Gabriel Flores New Orleans Paint and Design
Painting / Street Art
Gabriel Flores
Pioneer Portrait of Alvin (Barna Black series)
D. Lammie-Hanson Painting
D. Lammie-Hanson
CREATORS OF ART

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LOVERS OF ART

Where Y’Art curates an online gallery where you can meet over 100 New Orleans artists — from painters to sculptors, craftsmen and jewelry designers — discover their passions and learn their stories. It’s a 24-hour meeting place where the artist is always present and the wall space knows no limits.

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