Paulette Lizano has continued her work on her glass streetcar and has allowed us in again to see her progress. The animals in the windows are mostly installed. She expects to be grouting it next week! As I was leaving Paulette’s studio, my eye was caught by this lovely streetcar in the window: Not only [...]
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Paulette Lizano is currently working on her streetcar and invited us in to see her car come to life. If you will recall, she previously provided us with a sketch of her car along with her reasons for its name, “Perley’s Barnyard Party.” She took time out of her busy schedule to tell us a [...]
Lori Gomez resides in Pearl River but her work is steeped in New Orleans flavor. She’s painted murals in area businesses featuring New Orleans themes–courtyards, musicians and second-line revelers. What inspired Lori about New Orleans in designing this streetcar (she’s also submitted food and music themed designs) is to showcase the wonderful scenic experiences found [...]
Carol Hallock is a Norhshore-based artist best known for her Louisiana landscapes, New Orleans cityscapes and lush tropical scenes. Her New Orleans-inspired streetcar design puts a Louisiana swamp and forest on wheels: Her work can be seen at Fort Isabel Gallery in Covington and at CarolHallock.com and can be reached at email@example.com.
Linda Lesperance is a professional New Orleans artist who is noted for her fine art pastel and charcoal drawings of French Quarter related subjects. Originally trained as a portrait artist, Linda branched out into oil painting several years ago and has had numerous one-person shows in galleries in New Orleans. She has also been juried [...]
New Orleans artist Jerome Anderson has a long-standing commitment to public art. Among many other accomplishments, he’s worked in support of the Cultural Awareness Committee for African American and Black History Month Art Exhibition in 2008 for the U.S. Navy. He also has been a member of the National Conference of Artists, Art Exhibition Celebrating [...]
Glass artisan Paulette Lizano’s streetcar is entitled “Perley’s Barnyard Party.” Lizano took part in the YLC’s 2000 Festival of Fins, and is teaming up with the YLC again to take on a streetcar. Her medium of choice? Glass! What inspires her about New Orleans are the streetcars themselves; she named her creation after the man [...]
This is the sketch of Dennis Procopio’s streetcar, entitled “Hands Across the Water.” Here’s some of what Procopio has to say about his design: Looking at the stark white model streetcar, which is about 6′ long, I thought immediately of a casket. Somewhere in my mind I decided I’d incorporate a face and the insinuation [...]