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From parochial To worldliness, from the series, Scrapbook, Portraits in Context at The Summer Show, the St. Tammany Art Association’s 53rd National Juried Artists Exhibition, in downtown Covington, LA, July 14th to August 18th, 2018. Opening reception, Saturday July 14th, 6-9 pm.

July 3, 2018

From parochial To worldliness, a 21 x 51″ work on canvas from the series, Scrapbook, Portraits in Context was selected for The Summer Show, the 53rd National Juried Artists Exhibition conducted by the St. Tammany Art Association. This annual competition of contemporary art is reported to be the most diverse in the SouthEast. 28 pieces… Read More

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Dried lily with stamen on glass from the Life and Afterlife series in Flowers and Gardens, a national, juried show at 311 Gallery, Raleigh, NC from July 5th to July 28th. Reception, Friday, July 6th, 2018 from 6 to 9 pm.

July 3, 2018

Dried lily with stamen on glass a 21 x 29″ wood-framed work on paper from the Life and Afterlife series was juried into 311 Gallery’s Flowers and Gardens, a national show. The jurors were artists, Jim Hallenbeck, Linda K. Eddins, and Susan K. Jones. Life and AfterLife is a much awarded series. A year in… Read More

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Isolation of Polarity from Fluidity of Attraction series in MNEMONIC, an international, juried, photography show at Dab Art’s H Gallery, Ventura, CA from June 9th to July 22nd, 2018.

May 31, 2018

Isolation of Polarity, a wood-framed, 32 x 22″ canvas piece from the Fluidity of Attraction series was selected for Dab Art’s MNEMONIC, an international, juried photography show. 40 artists were selected from over 1500 entries. The juror was Michael Miner, an award-winning writer of screenplays, who is also a film director and a well known,… Read More

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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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