Ramiro Diaz

Artist + Ramiro Diaz

My artwork is about the connections that bring seemingly disparate worlds and ideas joyfully together. Animals and animalian humanoids appear frequently as whimsical characters. I feel a great connection to and influence from the world of dreams. Dreams are the mind’s way of processing and expressing intense emotions and experiences. These raw emotional connections seek to bring the viewer back to a place in childhood where the heart understood the world before the eye and mind did.

Growing up in Cuba after the collapse of the Soviet Union, when being well fed was a rare luxury, nature was my toybox. Death and decomposition were a part of daily life. I remember feeling an innocent curiosity about animals rotting in the dirt, seeing beauty in their bones as I saw beauty in the creature that had been alive not long before. When I moved to New Orleans, I felt a deep connection to the way death is celebrated here as a part of loving life. The music and spirit of the places I have lived have deeply influenced me as well, and my work is frequently imbued with this music that is like a spiritual pulse.

 

meet the artists

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

Aerial Study #2
Kristen Albrecht Mixed Media / Painting
Kristen Albrecht
Blue Irises
Stephen Rooney Painting
Stephen Rooney
Landscape Layers
Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Golden Light
Anne Blenker Painting
Anne Blenker
Fossil Bed
Evan Koch Painting
Evan Koch
Avens
Margaux Hymel Art by Gaux Gaux
Painting
Margaux Hymel
Gatemouth
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
The Only Way Out is Through
Sarah Nelson Sarah Nelson Fine Art
Painting
Sarah Nelson
Red Cloud 12.01
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
Swamp Goddess Print
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
Samsara
Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
Uptown Ruler
Nicole Ockmond Painting
Nicole Ockmond
Gold Rush
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Charles Bradley
Lucille Anderson Lucille Blues
Painting
Lucille Anderson
Infinite Sadness
Jeremy Paten Mixed Media / Painting
Jeremy Paten
Ironing Board Sam over Jackson Square
John Turner Painting
John Turner
Esplanade Ave.
Lyla Clayre Illustration / Painting
Lyla Clayre
Lenny
Lionel Milton Elleone
Painting / Street Art
Lionel Milton
James Brown
Jeff Morgan Painting
Jeff Morgan
White On White #8
Brent Houzenga Painting
Brent Houzenga
The Blues
Darlene Langendonk Art Impressions
Painting
Darlene Langendonk
Pidgeontown Steppers
Stephanie Reed Painting
Stephanie Reed
Orangina Josephine
Rayne Bories Painting
Rayne Bories
Neighborhood Committee
Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Let Go
Bryan Brown Art by Bryan Brown
Painting
Bryan Brown
A Portait of Josephine Louise Newcomb
Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
Wet Bread
Thomas Deaton Painting
Thomas Deaton
Slice of Earth - Plains
Ella Albrecht Painting
Ella Albrecht
Cypress Bayou
Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
Orgullo
MILAGROS Collective Painting
MILAGROS Collective
Thoughts #10 "The Engineer"
Tony Hollums Painting
Tony Hollums
Blow Pop
Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
Honeymoon Memories
Lee Morais Painting
Lee Morais
Carousel Bar
Nurhan Gokturk Illustration / Painting
Nurhan Gokturk
Cafe DuMonde
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
Kanzeon I, II & III
Rachel Rice-Baham Painting / Mixed Media
Rachel Rice-Baham
Ernie K-Doe: Emperor of the Universe
Gabriel Flores New Orleans Paint and Design
Painting / Street Art
Gabriel Flores
Meeting Notes #73
Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Summer Song
Anne McLeod Painting
Anne McLeod
Shotgun in Treme
Queen Hope Parker Queen Hope Poetic Art
Painting
Queen Hope Parker
Zulu Uptown
Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
'La Balize' Fine Art Print
Heather Bird Harris Painting
Heather Bird Harris
Woman #1
Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
Chartreuse
Brett Henderson Painting
Brett Henderson
High Tide
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
"Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue" homage to Ledisi
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Alejandra
Katie Kut Painting
Katie Kut
Festival des Acadiens
Devin De Wulf Folk / Outsider Art / Painting / Photography
Devin De Wulf
Harley Baby
Rise Delmar Ochsner Painting
Rise Delmar Ochsner
Pink Grey Water
Julie Silvers Julie Silvers Art
Painting
Julie Silvers
Continuing to Unfold
Rebecca Birtel Madura Painting
Rebecca Birtel Madura
Adorned One
Lori Sperier Mixed Media / Painting
Lori Sperier
Seekers of Light
Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
Pete Fountain
Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
Louisiana Roots 2
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
Pineapple 104
Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
The Cathedral
Ceaux . Ceaux Artwork
Painting
Ceaux .
Ivy
Rebekah May Painting
Rebekah May
Faces of Tribes
Kevin Elder Painting
Kevin Elder
Yogi Bear!
Leroy Miranda Jr. Painting
Leroy Miranda Jr.
A Snowbird's Winter
Michael Eble Painting
Michael Eble
Summer's End Bouquet
Meghan Methe Painting
Meghan Methe
Simple Instructions
Bruce Corona Drawing / Mixed Media / Painting
Bruce Corona
Prayer
Blair Dupre Painting
Blair Dupre
Entangled
Shelby Little Painting
Shelby Little
Carnival Crawfish
Rannie Howard Painting
Rannie Howard
I am Enough
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly Gator Girl Art
Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
Lisa Frank Forever
Katie Yaquinto Painting
Katie Yaquinto
Naturia Piper
Leeaux . Illustration / Painting
Leeaux .
Pauger Street
Paige DeVries Painting
Paige DeVries
Okra Farms: Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA
Miro Hoffmann Painting
Miro Hoffmann
Beady Black
Patrick Henry Victory Arts
Painting
Patrick Henry
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