Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Paper Monument Inspired by John Isiah Walton

Last night’s Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity explored monuments and the stories they tell, examining John Isiah Walton’s paintings. Imagine a new monument for New Orleans. John Isiah Walton, a native New Orleanian, creates paintings that pulsate with the rhythms of contemporary New Orleans music and dance. In his most recent work, Walton explores…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Symmetrical Drawing Inspired by Thomas Deaton

Last night’s Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity dove into architecture and place, examining Thomas Deaton’s paintings. Complete the image using symmetry. Thomas Deaton’s work focuses on snapshots of Southern people and places, often in moments of reflection and change in lives that are touched by influences varying from the mundane, the criminal, to the…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Interior Collage Inspired by Matthew Cronin

In this Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity explore interior spaces using collage. Inspired by Matthew Cornin’s photo collages create your own interior.  Matthew Cronin explores issues of intimacy, familial history, and awareness of traditions by making photographs of fictional interiors and surfaces. He uses photographs taken from a commercial photographer’s archive. Supplies List: Magazines,…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Mixed Media Assemblage Inspired by Rontherin Ratliff

Rontherin Ratliff uses architecture as an analogy to the human condition. In this Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity make a mixed media collage. Create your own abstract assemblage that represents your home. A New Orleans native, Rontherin Ratliff, commonly uses architecture as analogous to the human condition in his work. In 2015, he co-founded the…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Geometric Family Portrait Inspired by Carl Joe Williams

Carl Joe Williams creates portraits of everyday people from his life and community. In this Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity make an art piece dedicated to your friends or family. Draw a family portrait incorporating Carl Joe’s signature geometric abstract patterns. Carl Joe Williams is an artist and musician based in the Uptown area…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Paper Sculpture House Inspired by William Christenberry

One component of Willliam Christenberry’s work is his architectural structures that often accompany  the photographs of the same building taken over a period of time. In this Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity recreate one of these sculptures. Construct Christenberry’s iconic Ghost Form. Perhaps no other artist in the American South engaged more deeply and…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Mississippi River Abstraction Inspired by Ana Hernandez

The work of Ana Hernandez explores themes of colonization and the commodification and consumption of a people and a place. In this Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity examine the history of the Mississippi River. Learn about the Mississippi River watershed while creating an abstract work of art. The visual work of Ana Hernandez involves…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Mixed Media Collage Inspired by Sarah French

Sarah French’s work often juxtaposes man-made elements with the natural world. In this Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity take a closer look at your surroundings. Create your own mixed media composition inspired by Sarah French. Sarah French received her bachelor’s degree in Studio Arts from the University of Vermont. After moving to New Orleans,…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Mixed Media Collage Inspired by Walter Anderson

Walter Anderson is known for his depictions of nature. Explore animal habitats in this Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activity Create a collage inspired by Walter Anderson’s painting. Walter Anderson, “Blue Geese and Ducks”, 1955, Watercolor on paper, Gift of the Roger H. Ogden Collection. Mississippi artist Walter Anderson is well known for his watercolor…

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