Lucille Anderson

Artist + Lucille Anderson

I grew up in the Pacific Northwest. My influences and passions in life were formed from my upbringing; the love for art and supporting people with different abilities. My Father was a longshoreman and my Mother works with people with developmental disabilities and is also an artist (but she doesn't think so). My Dad has been gone for about 13 years now, but he raised us kids on Jazz music. I started getting into music in the 9th grade when I got my first record player for Christmas. Since then I have loved old music; especially, blues, soul and old country. My Father passed away by surprise at age 20; after that, I picked up a paintbrush and starting painting. I learned to turn my feelings of sadness into something positive like tangible, colorful paintings. Kinda like how Blues music started from pain.

I studied Art Therapy in college and moved to Minnesota, where my roots are. There, I worked with adults with intellectual disabilities and severe mental illnesses. We worked together on an Organic farm, and I also taught art to my clients every day.  I was already planning on moving to New Orleans and soon  packed up my 88' Volvo and headed down south in August of 2016. I spent a month in Mississippi before I moved to New Orleans. I was in love; I finally got to be where I dreamed of being; the place which inspired my artwork. For years, even before I moved down South, my style has been very folky with lots of colors, which has always encompassed that New Orleans spirit.

We have been in New Orleans for going on 5 years now and adopted a little dog, named Gris-Gris. I currently work as a Special Education Teacher and in my spare time, I paint. Painting puts my personality on canvas as well as pay homage to the Gods of the Delta Blues.

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'Exhale' Fine Art Print
Heather Bird Harris Painting
Heather Bird Harris
Blushing Oyster Original Painting
Sarah Nelson Sarah Nelson Fine Art
Painting
Sarah Nelson
Aftermath
Rebecca Birtel Madura Painting
Rebecca Birtel Madura
Moon Moss
Stephen Rooney Painting
Stephen Rooney
Kermit Ruffins : BBQ swinger
Gabriel Flores New Orleans Paint and Design
Painting
Gabriel Flores
Banana flower 2
Katie Kut Painting
Katie Kut
Clouds Uplifting
Daryl D. Johnson Painting
Daryl D. Johnson
Confluence of Emotions in a Field
Donald Fontenot Painting
Donald Fontenot
Le Bon Temp Roule
Nurhan Gokturk Illustration / Painting
Nurhan Gokturk
Infinite Sadness
Jeremy Paten Mixed Media / Painting
Jeremy Paten
Bicycle in the Marigny
Lyla Clayre Illustration / Painting
Lyla Clayre
The Source
Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Watson 101 Print
Bruce Corona Drawing / Mixed Media / Painting
Bruce Corona
Land Before Time II
Leroy Miranda Jr. Painting
Leroy Miranda Jr.
Ascending Trees
Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
Lenny
Lionel Milton Elleone
Painting
Lionel Milton
"Three O'clock Blues" homage to Gary Clark Jr.
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Grey Green Ladder
Julie Silvers Julie Silvers Art
Painting
Julie Silvers
Pictures at an Exhibition
Stephanie Reed Painting
Stephanie Reed
Terrance Strikes a Pose on Lafitte Street
Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
Tylor and His Dog Lemon
Paige DeVries Painting
Paige DeVries
Leap of Faith - Original Mixed Media Abstract on Vintage Textbook Paper
Rachel Rice-Baham Painting / Mixed Media
Rachel Rice-Baham
Landscape Layers
Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Science Mural
Brent Houzenga Painting
Brent Houzenga
Okra Farms: Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA
Miro Hoffmann Painting
Miro Hoffmann
Festival des Acadiens
Devin De Wulf Folk / Outsider Art / Painting / Photography
Devin De Wulf
"India"
Ceaux . Ceaux Artwork
Painting
Ceaux .
Limerita Angelica
Rayne Bories Painting
Rayne Bories
Pink Cadillac
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
"A Rose For Jim"
Meghan Methe Painting
Meghan Methe
Waiter/Waitress
Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
Touch of Magenta - Geode
Lori Sperier Mixed Media / Painting
Lori Sperier
Orgullo
MILAGROS Collective Painting
MILAGROS Collective
Wildlife
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Blue Roots 1
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
Saint of Lost Causes
Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
The Blues
Darlene Langendonk Art Impressions
Painting
Darlene Langendonk
Close Encounter
Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
Aggressive or Soft
Katie Yaquinto Painting
Katie Yaquinto
Fragility- Fine Art Print
Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
Harley Baby
Rise Delmar Ochsner Painting
Rise Delmar Ochsner
No Coasters Needed
Kristen Albrecht Mixed Media / Painting
Kristen Albrecht
Buddy Bolden
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
Red Cloud 12.01
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
The Neighborhood
Ella Albrecht Painting
Ella Albrecht
Golden Hour Heron
Lorin Vieira Painting
Lorin Vieira
Dr. John: "The Night Tripper"
Max Bernardi Painting
Max Bernardi
Tomb of The Unknown Slave
Queen Hope Parker Queen Hope Poetic Art
Painting
Queen Hope Parker
Scene from 'Alligator' (1980)
Thomas Deaton Painting
Thomas Deaton
Mardi Gras Ball
Lee Morais Painting
Lee Morais
Poppee Original Painting from the Book, "Hey! So, I'm a Baby."
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly Gator Girl Art
Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
Head to Toe
Kris Muntan Painting
Kris Muntan
seen
Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
"Mia"
Brett Henderson Painting
Brett Henderson
Blue Notecard
Shelby Little Painting
Shelby Little
Summer Song
Anne McLeod Painting
Anne McLeod
"Hubig Pies and a Barq's"
John Turner Painting
John Turner
Unbroken Shadows
Blair Dupre Painting
Blair Dupre
Glissando
Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
LYRS
Gabrielle Tolliver Painting
Gabrielle Tolliver
Bird Watching
Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Swamp Goddess Print
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
A Snowbird's Winter
Michael Eble Painting
Michael Eble
Temperance (XIV)
Margaux Hymel Art by Gaux Gaux
Painting
Margaux Hymel
Shattered Shorty
Patrick Henry Victory Arts
Painting
Patrick Henry
High Tide
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
Golden Hour
Anne Blenker Painting
Anne Blenker
Abstract #2
Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
Fallen Leaves, Prints
Josie Azuma Painting
Josie Azuma
Uptown Ruler
Nicole Ockmond Painting
Nicole Ockmond
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