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Scrapbook, Portraits in context –– expands with additions

April 22, 2018

Scrapbook, Portraits in Context is a collection of disparate stories told through portraiture. Each artwork is a self-contained and multi-layered story that I created. Various elements seen in the pieces are meant to evoke personal memories in the viewer. Like in a scrapbook the presentation style is casual. “From…To…,” depicts transitions in emotion, mood, attitude… Read More

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Additions to existing series

April 22, 2018

The series name is followed by the new titles: Metal: Cowlick man in golden regalia; Lava bubble in metal ‘Scapes: Translucent Beauty 2; Translucent Beauty; Water droplets and rippled buildings Melted Suburbia: Bi-Phasic and Caged Please click on the Art tab to see these additions. The home or landing page slide show presents “Cowlick man… Read More

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Canna Leaves from the archived Floral series in 5x5x5 “Triple 5” small art, national, juried show at River Oaks’ Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA from November 17th, 2017 to February 10th, 2018.

November 10, 2017

Canna Leaves, an in situ artwork arranged by Nature and illuminated by the Sun is a 3 x 4.5” image on archival paper, and framed in an unique fashion. This piece is from my archived, Floral series. Shown below is a snapshot of the artwork in an 8 x 11” metal frame and glazed with… Read More

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Building Bridges –– Portraits of Immigrants and Refugees. A touring photo-text exhibit.

October 23, 2017

While still living in Massachusetts, I was invited by Mark Chester, a well known street photographer, to be a subject in his long-running project, The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape. His goal: to highlight the multicultural landscape of Massachusetts, and his objective: to photograph naturalized U.S. citizens from as many countries of the world as… Read More

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Canvas bookmarks by Cariappa, expanded selection at Octavia Books, Uptown, New Orleans.

August 8, 2017

Cariappa’s heirloom quality, canvas bookmarks are available exclusively at the independent, New Orleans bookstore, Octavia Books. The 7 x 2” bookmarks are printed by Cariappa on thick, archival matte canvas using archival pigment inks, coated with UV resistant varnish, and hand-trimmed with rounded corners. Cariappa’s initial and seal appear on the reverse. The bookmarks are in… Read More

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Custard On Impact from the Fluidity Of Attraction series at The Gallery of The Copley Society of Art, Boston from July 13th to August 15th, 2017.

July 6, 2017

Custard On Impact is a whimsical piece from the recently released Fluidity Of Attraction series. The series highlights the ephemeral nature of attraction, and represents a rare confluence of subject matter, artistic elements and medium. Please read more about the series, and the novel medium, “Captured Collage, Mixed Media in 2D,” on the Art page… Read More

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New Product Line! Canvas, heirloom quality bookmarks!

February 28, 2017

Recently, I created a new product line distinct from my fine art work. I captured elemental scenery in the Greater New Orleans area, and created heirloom quality bookmarks as unique and usable mementoes that would interest local folks, and visitors. Unlike my fine art work these are unlimited copies, but each one is hand made…. Read More

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Commercial work –– Staff portraits at New Orleans Public Radio Station, WWNO, 89.90FM

February 28, 2017

In addition to fine art work, I do commercial portrait, and product photography. While I prefer to shoot at my studio, I am ready and able to travel to the client’s location, and photograph on-site, and do so regularly. Recently, I was commissioned to photograph the staff of WWNO, 89.90FM, the New Orleans Public Radio… Read More

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Fine Art News: Mardi Gras Watching 6 from the Metal Series at the Burden Horticultural Society’s 2017 National Art Exhibition, Brush with Burden, in the Botanic Gardens at Burden, Baton Rouge, LA, March 12 to 19th, 2017

February 28, 2017

Mardi Gras Watching 6 is an arresting piece from my Metal series, an exploration of flame and light on metal. The piece was accepted into Brush with Burden, the 2017 National Art Exhibition conducted by the Burden Horticultural Society. The theme was Southern Sights, and the jurors were artists and photographers, C.C. Lockwood, Linda M…. Read More

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Sea Horseoid from Fluidity of Attraction series at the Alexandria Museum of Art’s 29th, Open, September Competition Exhibition, in Alexandria, LA, September 2nd to November 19th, 2016. Opening reception, September 2nd.

August 20, 2016

Sea Horseoid is from my latest series, Fluidity of Attraction. The series highlights the ephemeral nature of attraction, and is unique because it represents a rare confluence of subject matter, artistic elements, and medium. Read more about this series on my Art Page. The piece was selected for the 29th September Competition, an annual exhibition highlighting contemporary… Read More

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