L OUISIANA VERNACULAR ART EXHIBIT L’BOGUE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 24-26
Through a special partnership with the New Orleans French Consulate, Ann Connelly Fine Art in collaboration with theWalls Project, NUNU Arts and Culture Collective and Les Articulteurs (France), has been invited to participate in an artistic exchangethat will culminate in the Louisiana Vernacular Exhibition in the Brittany region of France in October of 2013. The exhibition will showcase visual artists from the entire state of Louisiana, and is a central component at this year's Bogue d'Or Festival in Redon,Bretagne which attracts 50,000 visitors annually. Grâce à un partenariat spécial avec le consulat de France de la NouvelleOrléans, Ann Connelly Fine Art en collaboration avec le Walls Project, NUNU Arts et Culture Collective et Les Articulteurs (France), a été invité à participer à un échange artistique qui culminera avec l'exposition de langue vernaculaire de Louisiane en France, dans la région de la Bretagne, en octobre de 2013. L'exposition mettra en vedette des artistes visuels de l'ensemble de l'état de la Louisiane. Il s'agit là de l'événement central du festival de Bogue d'Or à Redon, qui attire 50 000 visiteurs par an.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Introductions Ann Connelly Fine Art The Force Agency Artists George Marks Jill Hackney Lisa DiStefano Dave Humphreys Demond Matsuo Frank McMains Charles Barbier Maggie Kleinpeter David Williams
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ANN CONNELLY FINE ART Ann Connelly Fine Art continually engages in gallery sales and exhibitions, fine art services including: consultancies, procurement, full-service framing and installation services. Over the last year we compiled this look book of events and collaborations that Ann Connelly Fine Art has encountered through our work in the community. We thank you, our artists, patrons, and all of our community partners for your efforts toward helping us to recognize and showcase our artists and creative talent, and serve the community through the arts.
The Force Agency is a brand strategy group for real estate developments, non-profits, live music venues, and visual arts organizations. Founded in Los Angeles, CA with a focus in the entertainment industry The Force moved operations to Baton Rouge, La in 2011 and expanded its services into corporate real estate development, as well as city planning and large-scale public art. By imparting knowledge in an open-source manner with our clients we work in partnership to implement customized, strategic business plans to elevate their brands. Our collective of experienced marketing strategists, entertainment brokers, and internationally renown muralists, are working together to make a significant, positive impact in our communities through our love of the arts. We believe in community not competition. By enabling diverse cultural exchanges to improve understanding, appreciation, and support of one another is an important evolutionary step for humanity. 5
Mixed Media on Panel 48”x48”
HACKNEY Oil on Panel 48x48
DISTEFANO Oil on Canvas 42”X40”
DAVE HUMPHREYS Reconstruced Mixed Media 66”x62”
Mixed Media Collage on Canvas 45”x48”
Original Photography 41” x 27”
CHARLES BARBIER Acrylic 48” x 48”
MAGGIE KLEINPETER Oil on Panel 36”x24”
Mixed Media on Panel 92”x40”
If interested in supporting Louisiana culture please contact ACFA for sales of any of these artists. Ann Connelly Fine Art www.annconelly.com The Force Agency http://theforceagency.com/ 25