Queen Hope Parker

Artist + Queen Hope Parker

I was born and raised in downtown New Orleans into a culture of cooking, music, dance, art, and crafts. My grandfather's hobby was visual art, my dad is a chef, and my grandmother sewed clothing; I freelanced all these talents. As a child, my father registered my siblings and me in dance and music classes. I attended McDonogh 35 Senior High, but due to Hurricane Katrina, I graduated from Westside High in Houston, Texas. After graduating high school, I moved back home and worked full time while attending Delgado, then William Carey for college prerequisites.

I later attended Dillard University School of Nursing in 2012, and I graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I am currently a Registered Nurse aspiring to become a Nurse Midwife. I also completed Doula training with Sista Midwife Productions in November 2014 and became a part of Birthmark Doula Collective shortly after.

People often ask, “What’s your focus?” This is an awkward conversation in one sitting. My focus is my belief. My art tells a story in the form of poetry. As an artist, I feel free to express my vision through creations not limited to sewing, painting, drawing, or craft. It all depends on the message I am sending. I dream of a world where we can live holistically in nature, health, and beauty. Originality and authenticity of species and spirit is my highest value. I am now working my way back into the art world to continue sharing this vision with the world.

 

Meet the Artists

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Grey Green Ladder
Julie Silvers Julie Silvers Art
Painting
Julie Silvers
Uptown Ruler
Nicole Ockmond Painting
Nicole Ockmond
Blue Roots 1
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
Mardi Gras Ball
Lee Morais Painting
Lee Morais
Blue Notecard
Shelby Little Painting
Shelby Little
Close Encounter
Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
Zulu Uptown
Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
Summer Song
Anne McLeod Painting
Anne McLeod
"Brook"
Brett Henderson Painting
Brett Henderson
Watson 101 Print
Bruce Corona Drawing / Mixed Media / Painting
Bruce Corona
Bird Watching
Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Sunset Wind
Daryl D. Johnson Painting
Daryl D. Johnson
"India"
Ceaux . Ceaux Artwork
Painting
Ceaux .
Glissando
Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
Red Cloud 12.01
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
Aggressive or Soft
Katie Yaquinto Painting
Katie Yaquinto
Wildlife
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Confluence of Emotions in a Field
Donald Fontenot Painting
Donald Fontenot
Ascending Trees
Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
Terrance Strikes a Pose on Lafitte Street
Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
Alejandra
Katie Kut Painting
Katie Kut
Yugen - Archival Print of Mixed Media Abstract on Watercolor Paper
Rachel Rice-Baham Painting / Mixed Media
Rachel Rice-Baham
Festival des Acadiens
Devin De Wulf Folk / Outsider Art / Painting / Photography
Devin De Wulf
Pictures at an Exhibition
Stephanie Reed Painting
Stephanie Reed
"The March"
Meghan Methe Painting
Meghan Methe
Limerita Angelica
Rayne Bories Painting
Rayne Bories
Temperance (XIV)
Margaux Hymel Art by Gaux Gaux
Painting
Margaux Hymel
Blushing Oyster Original Painting
Sarah Nelson Sarah Nelson Fine Art
Painting
Sarah Nelson
Meeting Notes #185
Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Abstract #2
Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
Ascension Original Framed Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly Gator Girl Art
Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
A Snowbird's Winter
Michael Eble Painting
Michael Eble
Le Bon Temp Roule
Nurhan Gokturk Illustration / Painting
Nurhan Gokturk
seen
Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
Bicycle in the Marigny
Lyla Clayre Illustration / Painting
Lyla Clayre
"Blues on the Bayou" in memory of BB King
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Okra Farms: Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA
Miro Hoffmann Painting
Miro Hoffmann
Landscape Layers
Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Golden Hour
Anne Blenker Painting
Anne Blenker
Waiter/Waitress
Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
Shattered Shorty
Patrick Henry Victory Arts
Painting
Patrick Henry
No Coasters Needed
Kristen Albrecht Mixed Media / Painting
Kristen Albrecht
Moon Moss
Stephen Rooney Painting
Stephen Rooney
AGATE EARTHTONES
Lori Sperier Mixed Media / Painting
Lori Sperier
Tylor and His Dog Lemon
Paige DeVries Painting
Paige DeVries
Infinite Sadness
Jeremy Paten Mixed Media / Painting
Jeremy Paten
Dr. John: "The Night Tripper"
Max Bernardi Painting
Max Bernardi
Aftermath
Rebecca Birtel Madura Painting
Rebecca Birtel Madura
Fragility- Fine Art Print
Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
Awake Print on Cotton Paper
Josie Azuma Painting
Josie Azuma
Swamp Goddess Print
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
"Hubig Pies and a Barq's"
John Turner Painting
John Turner
The Neighborhood
Ella Albrecht Painting
Ella Albrecht
Circus Pig – on Chartres Near NOCCA
Ramiro Diaz Painting
Ramiro Diaz
'Mono No Aware' Fine Art Print
Heather Bird Harris Painting
Heather Bird Harris
Buddy Bolden
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
Scene from 'Alligator' (1980)
Thomas Deaton Painting
Thomas Deaton
Harley Baby
Rise Delmar Ochsner Painting
Rise Delmar Ochsner
The Blues
Darlene Langendonk Art Impressions
Painting
Darlene Langendonk
LYRS
Gabrielle Tolliver Painting
Gabrielle Tolliver
Land Before Time II
Leroy Miranda Jr. Painting
Leroy Miranda Jr.
Kermit Ruffins : BBQ swinger
Gabriel Flores New Orleans Paint and Design
Painting
Gabriel Flores
Orgullo
MILAGROS Collective Painting
MILAGROS Collective
Lenny
Lionel Milton Elleone
Painting
Lionel Milton
Unbroken Shadows
Blair Dupre Painting
Blair Dupre
Pink Cadillac
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
Head to Toe
Kris Muntan Painting
Kris Muntan
Science Mural
Brent Houzenga Painting
Brent Houzenga
The Godfather of Soul
Lucille Anderson Lucille Blues
Painting
Lucille Anderson
High Tide
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
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