Michalopoulos at the Art House

On display September 10 – October 1

Presented by Mo’s Art Supply & STAA

  • Opening Reception: September 10 | 6-9pm
  • “Meet the Artist” Ticketed Closing Reception: October 1 | 6-9pm

James Michalopoulos’ September 10th exhibition at St. Tammany Art Association (STAA) is presented by Mo’s Art Supply & Framing and STAA in coordination with STAA’s fundraiser, Palette 2 Palate, to be held on September 23. The exhibit will be on display through October 1, 2016 in the Miriam Barranger Gallery of the St. Tammany Art Association located at 320 N. Columbia St. in downtown Covington with an opening reception held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

The closing reception will provide an opportunity to meet our exhibiting artist, James Michalopoulos. Old New Orleans Rum Company will serve a specialty cocktail and Dakota Restaurant will provide light appetizers for the evening.  This ticketed event will be open to STAA members and to the public and will take place at the Art House on Saturday October 1, 2016 at 6-9pm. Tickets are subject to availability and prices are $20 for STAA members and $40 for non-members.

james michalopoulosJames Michalopoulos is an internationally acclaimed artist based in New Orleans. He states, “My style is an abstraction of the figurative. I like color, volumetric shape and graphic lines. While one may recognize the subject of my painting, through my work one discovers the spirit of it…I like a picture to dance and I often think of a painting in mystical terms “.  His work has been shown extensively in the U.S. and abroad, including: France, England, Germany, Switzerland and Holland. He has been named Official Artist of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival six times, with his work appearing each time on the coveted poster, an unprecedented, and–to date–unmatched honor.  Gambit Weekly has declared him “Best Artist of the Year” eight times.

The St. Tammany Art Association is located at 320 N. Columbia Street, Covington, LA 70433. Our gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10am – 4pm and Saturdays, 11am – 4pm. All exhibitions are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs and by a grant from the Louisiana State Arts Council through the Louisiana Division of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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