While Mardigras came and went, I tried to stay focused on painting. I’ve been working on swamps and plague doctors. I began a new series of “mardigras” people and skeletons which I will show in March. I did put two up at Surrey’s. I’ve been dealing with the cold, like most people, and also working… Continue reading Louisiana Pizza Kitchen March show.
I have been doing pet portraits for a long time. It started when a friends pet passed away, and I did a portrait of the dog in day of the dead style. From there it grew, to cats, dogs, pigs, and beyond, and then it morphed into pet portraits that aren’t day of the dead.… Continue reading Pet Portraits
Back when humidcity.com was alive and well, I was lucky enough to have one of the publishers pick up a post I did on facebook. I have kept this post as a memory of post katrina times. It was a time when football united the city, and the people. Black and Gold Reign knew back… Continue reading The only Superbowl that mattered, because “New Orleans…”
Its been a long year. Previous years didn’t have a pandemic to keep me home, but I thought I’d put a little history here of accomplishments. I love to paint the things that make me laugh, smile and sometimes political. In the past I have been a featured artist in a few shows you might… Continue reading A little history of Mardiclaw
Mardiclaw here, and I’m back online. The pandemic screams for a webpage presence these days, so I thought I would brighten the internet with art. Mardiclaw and The Big Easel are trademarks of New Orleans Artist Claudia Gehrke. Mardiclaw is a loud and colorful artist that specializes in pretty much Art imitating Life, imitates Art.… Continue reading I’m BACK