FABULOUS weekend at Voices of the Wetland

I’d like to thank everyone who supported my first venture into festival vending.

mission success!

CRESCENT CITY BREWPUB opening. april 11th, 2016

Bowieas a huge fan of David Bowie, you can imagine how depressed I was to find my Idol gone this past year.   In my sorrow, I painted a version of him titled BLACK STAR bone.    a mix of aladdin sane and bowie if he was a member of skinz n bonez.     We did a tribute for femme fatale with an aladdin sane styled makeup.   Long Live the Thin White Duke.

this show will be a mix of new and some old.   Most of my new work are 30 by 40 and I would like to post them here, but instead I will give you a link to look for yourself to buy online.

http://fineartamerica.com/featured/la-guerrera-mardi-claw.html

http://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-green-fairy-mardi-claw.html

and over the next few days I will be adding lots to the fine art america site.  I love fine art america because you can order prints to be delivered.  You can even order pillows, shower curtains and beyond!    Stay Tuned

here’s a couple printed canvas works, and just to clarify the show, I will be showing with Rick Moore, Lana Guerra, and White Spider Photography.

 

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Lana Guerra

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~ Pablo Picasso

My painting style is very raw and in the moment, I do not plan out my work and even if I did they would be something
completely different in the end. When I look at art I want it to evoke moods or ideas not just be a pretty picture, so
I guess you could classify my art style to be Childlike Art Brut / Outsider Art. My artwork have been shown in galleries all over the US, Mexico, Canada, Turkey, and France. Right now you can find me live painting and selling original pieces in the French Quarter at Pirates Alley a few times a month and I ship worldwide from my online website and from my etsy shop. – Lana Guerra / Crude Things
www.crudethings.com and www.etsy.com/shop/crudeart

Rick Moore is an avid music fan and live performance devotee who just happens to carry a camera. After 30+ years in the television post-production business, Rick retired and relocated to New Orleans to share (realize) his passion – photographing musicians in live performance. From the largest festivals to the most intimate clubs, Rick’s performance images capture the very essence of the players whose talents demonstrate the lovingly diverse rhythms of the New Orleans music scene.

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White Spider Photography, is a gentleman by the name of “spidey” who I met during some of our Indian Moments with the Wild Tchoupitoulas.    He has a very distinct taste in photography and an eye for Urban Lifestyle Imagery.  I especially love it when he puts together posters and mirror imaging. as he certainly has an eye for catching yours….-11 -111-1

the event begins at five pm upstairs, til seven pm at the crescent city brewhouse located in the french quarter at 527 decatur street.

here’s some samples of art here in new orleans

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this was taken at krampusgras last year 2014 at siberia. in the picture is Sambone, Mistress Kali Wunderhammer, Bonez of Steele and yours truly.

katrinas sunken solo

this was the first painting I did after katrina. she is housed up north in a good patrons home.

jade

this can be purchased at fine art america, but the original is in sacramento at Claibonez house.

frida

frida sold a while back, but her image lives on at fine art america mardiclaw.

dawg

hot dawg is hanging in the french quarter….

cat

not sure where fluffy is…

cat on hot

el gato is somewhere in new orleans eating a can of tuna.

a rooster

this rooster was painted eons ago. I posted him anyhow because who doesn’t love a good BaGawk.

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currently for sale at surrey’s 1418 magazine street.

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she lasted about one day at surrey’s before someone got her.

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somewhere in time….

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you can find a great print of this one at fine art america. this is now hanging in toronto canada.

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I do tons of these , and they don’t last long on the walls of where I show. everyone loves the man to man, woman to woman wedding works as the world is finally recognizing gay marriage.

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Skinz N Bonez Taceaux Loceaux #bonegangnola I am currently touching up the truck for the season. look for another taceaux loceaux truck to emerge this year with another mardiclaw painting on it.

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photo courtesy of Kim Welsh.

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photo courtesy of Rick Moore

10615590_678427418901202_5134234848673732198_n 10614355_678427282234549_3255064786964997797_n 15812_403822963028528_1626899119_n skull n bone northside I have five spots that I always show at.    Surrey’s 1418 Magazine, 4807 Magazine, Velvet Cactus in Lakeview and Baton Rouge, and Melba’s.   I will be branching out to the french quarter here shortly, but I thought it was a good idea to give a little sampling of art that has already sold, so that you can check it out, or maybe ask for a commission.  I enjoy doing dog portraits for people, with a day of the dead twist.   but here goes…

valentine tumblehere is a portrait I did a few years back after a pub crawl on valentines day for 6’t9 social aid and pleasure club.

10441927_10152286092116428_2600806468274069652_nthis one is on fine art america, A friend purchased this one for $75 its 12 by 24

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calacas y maracas and amusing bike rentals

just wanted to do a shout out to my friend gustavo at a musing bike rentals located at 1818 magazine street.  right now he has a few of my canvas on the wall, but soon will be donning many, and become a regular show place for me.    Gustavo?  you rock.

come OCT fifth to jimani to get your faces painted at four thirty BEFORE joining the Skinz N Bonez Pub Crawl.   the bars participating are arnauds, erin rose, mollys on toulouse, the kerry, house of blues voodoo garden, good friends, aunt tiki’s, spitfire, and R Bar.

put on your skellie face so you don’t feel outta place.   go to skinznbonez.com to donate for the crawl, and get your collectible lanyard.   CHEERS