Current Exhibitions

Gallery 600 Julia features talented Louisiana artists in curated monthly shows in the front room. With a superior and varied selection of artistic style and technique, the gallery always has an impressive and changing inventory of fine paintings.  Art Walk is hosted by all the galleries in the Arts District in the evening on the first Saturday of each month.  Gallery 600 Julia hosts the artist reception on the First Saturday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

The Gallery will be open from 9:30am – 3:30 pm and by appointment.  

Please see Visiting Artists for the art of Daryl D. Johnson, Mitch Overby and Ralph Songy.

ART WALK SCHEDULE  2022

January 8: Steve Bourgeois, Notes of Color   February 5:  Mardi Gras Group Show, Electric Dreams with William B.Crowell’s NEON Art. March 5: Elayne Kuehler  April 2: Stephanie Reed   May 7: Mickey Asche   June 4: William Crowell   July 2 Group Show, New Orleans Past Revisited  August 6: Will Smith, Jr.   September 3: Anne M. Pappas   October 1: Carol Scott, The Golden Afternoon  November 5: Thomas Lofton   December 3: Carol Hallock

JANUARY 8:  Steve Bourgeois , Notes of Color

Bourgeois can be seen around town painting en plein air. This technique imparts an immediacy to his paintings through the heightened contrast of light and shade and color values. He paints in a rapid loose manner to capture the elusive quality of the day. The same holds true for his figurative portraits, accomplished in an “impressionist” style.

A native Louisianian, he currently lives and maintains his studio in Gonzales. He studied at the Baton Rouge Fine Arts Academy and New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, as well as numerous workshops with some of the foremost artists in the country. He began his professional career in 1989, and takes great pride in his versatility. An accomplished portrait artist, he is equally skilled in urban studies, landscape, still life and figural painting, as well as large-scale murals. As one critic sums up Bourgeois’ style of painting, “What magic! Loose, talking colors clearly describing the old hometown, not bothering to go into great detail about things. Select poets can also do this with just a few words.” .

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FEAST for the EYES!  THE FOOD COURT  Paintings of New Orleans Favorite Food and Dining Experiences ….Catch your favorite New Orleans dish or server at the Cafe du Monde!  Many of these paintings fit into the “Smalls for the Walls” category, a size which can be placed almost anywhere.

Introducing Contemporary Realist Ralph Songy to the Gallery Food Court!

 

IN NEW ORLEANS, MARDI GRAS IS A STATE OF MIND!  A tribute to our year-round culture bearers…

 

 

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