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Rex, the King of Carnival, unveils its 2021 Proclamation and Edict

Rex, the King of Carnival, unveils its 2021 Proclamation and Edict

“This year’s proclamation was borne as a symbol of our great city’s endurance; the riderless captain’s horse embodying the spirit of Mardi Gras and the Rex Organization — which gallops on. It represents a bridge between what we have all endured and what is waiting for us on the other side — healing, prosperity, and life.”

Spring 2016 Video

Spring 2016 Video

Shelley Hesse's Spring 2016 Video

Flowers, trees, wildlife, Shelley uses all these and more as inspiration when she creates. This video shows just a taste of what influences her work, but also gives us a glimpse into her painting...


Deep Down Dynasty: Shelley Hesse’s Artistic Lineage

Deep Down Dynasty: Shelley Hesse’s Artistic Lineage

Featured on Anthropologie's a Blog February of 2016 - 

Unlike much of the United States, New Orleans, Louisiana is tucked within a steamy sliver of the subtropical climate zone. Parrots perch on power lines. Moss-draped live oaks shade the streets, while backyards and bayous teem with everything from fluttering dragonflies to...


New Orleans artist Shelley Hesse on her latest line with Anthropologie

New Orleans artist Shelley Hesse on her latest line with Anthropologie

Shelley Hesse says painting in her studio is “bliss.”

Shelley Hesse's art hangs in collectors' homes from New York to the Galapagos Islands and spurred her eponymous Anthropologie line. But the...


House of the Week: Artist Shelley Hesse's vibrant Old Metairie center hall

House of the Week: Artist Shelley Hesse's vibrant Old Metairie center hall

Featured on NOLA.com February 2016 - 

The vagabond life had a hold on artist Shelley Hesse for decades. After college, she moved to Paris with $500 in her savings account and a job as a tutor. When not working, she roamed the museums and studied the Asian...