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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Blue Headdress from the Metal series at The Summer Show, the St. Tammany Art Association’s 51st National Juried Artists Exhibition in Covington, July 9th to August 20th, 2016. Opening reception, July 9th.
Blue Headdress is the latest addition to my Metal series, an exploration of the intrinsic glow of metals, and the effect of flame. The piece was selected for The Summer Show, the 51st National Juried Artists Exhibition conducted by the St. Tammany Art Association. The juror, Mark Biletnikoff, owner of Biletnikoff Gallery in Baton Rouge… Read More
“Fluidity of Attraction” is a rare and novel series where the subject matter –– Attraction –– the artistic elements –– Iron Nanoparticle Suspension, Rare-Earth Magnetic Field, Ambient Light, Sky, Shadow and Reflection –– and, the medium used –– Captured Collage –– all converge on a single quality, the quality of being ephemeral! Attraction based on… Read More
Please explore the additions to existing series. The slide show on the home or landing page reflects some of the new work. Here are the titles of the additions under each series: Metal: White Headdress, Watching 6, Shiva, Blue Yonder ‘Scapes: Kraken, Wave action Melted Suburbia: Fading Memories, Ghosts of trees past Straight-angled-crossed-warped: Spectacle of… Read More
“Artist as Alchemist” from the Portraits In Context series at the exhibition “Structures & Remnants” hosted by the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA, from August 22nd to October 15th, 2015. Reception at CCMA on August 27th.
“Artist as Alchemist” from the series “Portraits In Context I” is part of the inaugural sub-series, “Artist By Artist –– an exploration of Cape Cod artist Peter Coes and his work, by artist Cariappa Annaiah.” This piece was admitted to the exhibition, Structures & Remnants, a meditation on human creation and society in the natural… Read More