Shelby Little

Artist + Shelby Little

I am a native New Orleanian living and working in the city. I am a graduate of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and received my BFA from The University of New Orleans. In addition to painting I also create drawings and have a line of hand drawn silk clothing.

My paintings are vibrant and colorful, veiling subject matter that can be dark or uncomfortable. My work is distinctly southern, including bright azaleas, giant palm fronds, and banana leaves. My paintings begin as gestural acrylic paintings, building towards thick areas of decidedly placed oil paint, glitter, or gold leaf. I use my closest relationships as a point of departure, collaging together photos and drawings to create my composition. These collaged situations transform into surreal southern landscapes.

 

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.

Aerial Study #2
Kristen Albrecht Mixed Media / Painting
Kristen Albrecht
Landscape
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
Seekers of Light
Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
Pioneer Portrait of Alvin (Barna Black series)
D. Lammie-Hanson Painting
D. Lammie-Hanson
Anthesis
Rachel Rice-Baham Painting / Mixed Media
Rachel Rice-Baham
Two Sisters
Blair Dupre Painting
Blair Dupre
Lundi Gras on Bourbon
Keith Oelschlager Painting
Keith Oelschlager
Naturia Piper
Leeaux . Illustration / Painting
Leeaux .
"The Peaches are Better Down the Road" Homage to Johnny Hodges
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Gator
Devin De Wulf Folk / Outsider Art / Painting / Photography
Devin De Wulf
Naomi - Holocaust Memorial, Berlin
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
Jacque
Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
Terry & NJ
Paige DeVries Painting
Paige DeVries
Mississippi River Run
Ellen Macomber Ellen Macomber Studio
Painting
Ellen Macomber
Landscape Layers
Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Lenny
Lionel Milton Elleone
Painting / Street Art
Lionel Milton
Cypress Bayou
Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
Dave Chappelle
Jeff Morgan Painting
Jeff Morgan
James Booker: Piano Genius
Gabriel Flores New Orleans Paint and Design
Painting / Street Art
Gabriel Flores
Untitled #1
Ceaux . Ceaux Artwork
Painting
Ceaux .
Flamboyant
Margaux Hymel Art by Gaux Gaux
Painting
Margaux Hymel
Samsara
Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
Slice of Earth - Plains
Ella Albrecht Painting
Ella Albrecht
Pizazz
Darlene Langendonk Art Impressions
Painting
Darlene Langendonk
Rock the Boat II
Kris Muntan Painting
Kris Muntan
Sheba
Brett Henderson Painting
Brett Henderson
Guardian Angel
Lori Sperier Mixed Media / Painting
Lori Sperier
Hunting for Monsters
Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Dreamland
Ramiro Diaz Painting
Ramiro Diaz
Star Struck
Mike Williamson Painting
Mike Williamson
Flying Fish I
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
SPIRIT PORTRAIT
Amzie Adams Painting
Amzie Adams
Harley Baby
Rise Delmar Ochsner Painting
Rise Delmar Ochsner
Meeting Notes #48
Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Yogi Bear!
Leroy Miranda Jr. Painting
Leroy Miranda Jr.
Ritual
Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
New Dress
Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
Hansen's Sno Bliz Giclée
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly Gator Girl Art
Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
Midiendo / Measuring
Stephanie Reed Painting
Stephanie Reed
Notable Increase Reception
Patty West Elstrott Painting
Patty West Elstrott
Pineapple 104
Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
Shotgun in Treme
Queen Hope Parker Queen Hope Poetic Art
Painting
Queen Hope Parker
Okra Farms: Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA
Miro Hoffmann Painting
Miro Hoffmann
Kermit Ruffins When I Die
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
Honeymoon Memories
Lee Morais Painting
Lee Morais
Continuing to Unfold
Rebecca Birtel Madura Painting
Rebecca Birtel Madura
Orangina Princesse de Broglie
Rayne Bories Painting
Rayne Bories
Ironing Board Sam over Jackson Square
John Turner Painting
John Turner
Turkana 'See' Food
Patrick Henry Victory Arts
Painting
Patrick Henry
Blow Pop
Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
Uptown Ruler
Nicole Ockmond Painting
Nicole Ockmond
Orange Shotgun
Lyla Clayre Illustration / Painting
Lyla Clayre
Cascade Blossoms
Anne Blenker Painting
Anne Blenker
Gold Rush
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Infinite Sadness
Jeremy Paten Mixed Media / Painting
Jeremy Paten
Chevy Truck
Meghan Methe Painting
Meghan Methe
Mirliton Tapestry
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
Band Storm
Tony Hollums Painting
Tony Hollums
Faubourg Marigny
Nurhan Gokturk Illustration / Painting
Nurhan Gokturk
Let Go
Bryan Brown Art by Bryan Brown
Painting
Bryan Brown
Satchmo, Louis Armstrong
Lucille Anderson Lucille Blues
Painting
Lucille Anderson
Woman #1
Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
Fats
Joshua Wingerter Painting
Joshua Wingerter
Faces of Tribes
Kevin Elder Painting
Kevin Elder
Deal With The Devil
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
Toilet Lake
Thomas Deaton Painting
Thomas Deaton
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