Shelby Little

Artist + Shelby Little

I'm a figurative painter from New Orleans, Louisiana. I graduated from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts in 2009. After studying at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston for a year and spending an exchange semester at Queens College in New York, I returned home where I received my Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of New Orleans in 2014. 

My paintings are vibrant and textural; utilizing acrylic paint, oil paint, gold leaf, and sometimes glitter to create sharp contrast against brightly lit skies. My work seeks to investigate the human experience and mysteries of the after-life. I attempt to connect the dots between personal memories, dreams, and ancient mythology in the stories my paintings tell. I strongly rely on personal photographs as source material to create my surreal portraits.

10% of all sales of original art will be donated to a rotating group of local mutual aid efforts. 


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Sean Clark
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Meghan Methe
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Lyla Clayre
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Ember Soberman
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Ramiro Diaz
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Paige DeVries
Buddy Bolden
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
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Josie Azuma
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Lucille Anderson
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Michael Eble
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Margaux Hymel
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Connor McManus
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Brent Houzenga
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Heather Bird Harris
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Ceaux .
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George McClements
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Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
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Maddie Stratton
Zulu Uptown
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Sean Randall
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Painting
Queen Hope Parker
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Devin De Wulf
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Stephanie Reed
AGATE EARTHTONES
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Lori Sperier
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Brett Henderson
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Alexandra Kilburn
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Nicole Ockmond
Swamp Goddess Print
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
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Kristen Albrecht
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Drew Cooke
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Rebecca Birtel Madura
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Louise Guidry
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Bruce Corona
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Painting
Julie Silvers
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Stephen Rooney
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Blair Dupre
Land Before Time II
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Anne McLeod Painting
Anne McLeod
Abstract #2
Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
Golden Hour
Anne Blenker Painting
Anne Blenker
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Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
Okra Farms: Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA
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Orgullo
MILAGROS Collective Painting
MILAGROS Collective
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Ella Albrecht Painting
Ella Albrecht
The Blues
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Painting
Darlene Langendonk
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Thomas Deaton
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Daryl D. Johnson
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Rachel Rice-Baham
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Patrick Henry
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Lee Morais
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Rise Delmar Ochsner
Alejandra
Katie Kut Painting
Katie Kut
Pink Cadillac
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
High Tide
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
Landscape Layers
Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Dr. John: "The Night Tripper"
Max Bernardi Painting
Max Bernardi
Limerita Angelica
Rayne Bories Painting
Rayne Bories
Aggressive or Soft
Katie Yaquinto Painting
Katie Yaquinto
Gator In the Hen House
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly Gator Girl Art
Painting
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
Red Cloud 12.01
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
Wildlife
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Head to Toe
Kris Muntan Painting
Kris Muntan
LYRS
Gabrielle Tolliver Painting
Gabrielle Tolliver
Kermit Ruffins : BBQ swinger
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Painting
Gabriel Flores
Lenny
Lionel Milton Elleone
Painting
Lionel Milton
Blue Roots 1
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
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Painting
Sarah Nelson
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