Cover Artist

Contemporary Realism: Cover Artist Billy Solitario

Contemporary Realism: Cover Artist Billy Solitario

by Shauna Grissett, photos by Candra George I ARRIVE EARLY for my interview with the renowned painter, Billy Solitario. While I wait on the porch of Studio Solitario on Magazine Street, I flip through the postcards printed with reproductions of the artist’s work left for […]

Painted Thoughts: Cover Artist Ashley Longshore

Painted Thoughts: Cover Artist Ashley Longshore

by Leah Draffen, photos by Candra George FOUND DANCING, PAINTING AND BEDAZZLING, the term pop artist encapsulates who Ashley Longshore is—pops of color, pops of huge personality, pops of fearlessness and, of course, pops of Veuve Clicquot. A glance into the windows of her Magazine […]

Bold Gestures: Cover Artist Aron Belka

Bold Gestures: Cover Artist Aron Belka

by Linda Trappey Dautreuil, photos by Candra George THE YEAR 2015 was an important year for New Orleans-based artist Aron Belka. It was a year when his monumental oil portraits appeared before audiences with a taste for the drama and expressiveness that a larger-than-life image […]