|I moved from Slidell to Pearl River in 2003, La Where I have set up a new studio. I also do commissioned art.
|Book Signing for Streetcar Coffee
|Artist Luis Colmenares and his LSU
|Artist Kim Griffin with My "Simply Divine" Streetcar
|Artist Jerry Cluade and her Mardi Gras
|Streetcar Artist : John Lamouranne, Barbara Shaw, Dr. L. Kewalramani, Kathy Stone, Steve
Ulness, Sharon Young, Luis Colmenares, Kim Griffin, Lori Gomez and Frankie DeMelo.
|Barnes and Noble Streetcar Book Signing
in Metairie, La Sept, 2009
|Octavia Book Signing
|Slidell Mayor Ben Morris and Deputy Chief Tara Hunter
|Chef John Besh
|Lori Gomez Art
I started my business in January 2002 .I'm a self taught artist using Acrylic paint as my medium.
Nov. 2012, I was elected to Chair of Slidell's Cultural Economy Coalition.
In Feb. 2011 and Dec 2011 I was the featured Artist for The Northshore Slidell Guide Magazine.
In Nov of 2012, I worked with the City of Slidell and The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame on The Induction of Ronnie Kole. I did a portrait
of Mr Kole. The image was also printed on Collector tickets to the event.
Oct 2012 I won 1st place for pumpkin sculpting at the Pumpkin Festival in Slidell.
I've been working with Vince Vance since 2009 painting portraits of many of The La Music Legends that he features in his La Music
Legend Shows at Rock & Bowl. He features these painting at his Shows.
In July of 2012 I did a painting of Irma Thomas that she signed at one of Vince's shows..
2012 I've painted 5 of the Mardi Gras Bead Dogs featured around N.O. for The LA SPCA public art fundraising project
The summer of 2010 I was featured on a segment Naturally Nawlins trying to raise money for the oil spill victims.
In 2009 I began painting The Algiers Mohawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indian Tribe. I did a one woman show of these paintings at
DuBuisson's Gallery in 2011.
In 2009 I painted the a Mardi Gras Mural for the city of Slidell, that measures 35 ft x 8 ft. and features 21 officials and members of the
in 2008 I painted seven streetcars in New Orleans for The Young Leadership Councils "A Streetcar Named Inspire" public Art project.
I designed the CD cover for the North Shore Leadership Council titled "A Walk in the Park".
This CD features 16 local musicians including Ronnie Cole and Bernie Cyrus.
In 2005 after Hurricane Katrina I started a Lifesized Nativity Scene as a way to uplift the spirits of my community.
Each yr I have added to it. It now spans over an acre. It has been featured in many Newspapers and Magazines. People come from all
over to see it.
I was the featured Artist in "The City Social Magazine" January 2003 out of Baton Rouge.
I also designed a poster to help raise money for "Kids in Crisis Project 2003".
Before Hurricane Katrina I sold paintings out of "Evangelin's Coffee House" in Slidell, La. where I also hosted several Art Festivals.
My Art is a reflection of the endless supply of inspiration that Louisiana offers.I am so fortunate to live here where I get to enjoy
the best music, architecture, art, food and joyful spirit daily.
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|Al "Carnival Time" Johnson