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  • "Tom Waits: Step Right Up" by Lamar Sorrento (27 x 31)
    Item #: HOAM150
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by FedEx Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days from order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $50 will be added to your cart.

    Lamar Sorrento, nom-de-plume of James Eddie Campbell, has been a guitarist and all-around music lover almost since he was born on top of a Tennessee mountain, and he began painting his musical heroes in 1992. His art career took off in 1993, hardly a year after starting from scratch. A special idol of Lamar’s is the gypsy jazz guitarist, Django Reinhardt, but his vivid portraits span the legends of blues, country, and rock & roll as well. A favorite among both art collectors and musicians, his paintings appear in museums and galleries, private collections, on several album covers, and on funky restaurant walls around the country.
    • $375.00
  • "Carlos Santana" Painting By Jack Poppitz (22 x 22)
    Item #: HOAM159
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by FedEx Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days from order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $50 will be added to your cart.

    Jack Poppitz was born in Rolla, Missouri on November 27, 1957 (Jimi Hendrix's birthday). All of his relatives are German Lutheran farmers from Perry County, Mo. Grew up in New Jersey. He has 3 brothers, regular childhood. Met his spirit guide (a crow he had as a pet) when he was 8. Did his first serious painting when he skipped the last day of 6th grade. Got in trouble a lot in high school (we called it get high school). Saw a lot of good art in New York. Traveled all over in his van (left home the day after high school). Lived in Memphis, worked oil in Louisiana. Made signs, all kinds of art and building projects all over the country for over 20 years.

    "I have lived over 15,000 days. I ain't dead yet."

    JACK, all purpose Artist/Carpenter, Folk Laureate. "I will make anything for anyone, anytime (If I'm in the mood). Don't be Stupid, Buy American, Buy JACKFolkArt."
    • $375.00
  • "Buddha" Painting by Josephine Wallis (27 x 31)
    Item #: HOAM160
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by FedEx Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days from order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $55 will be added to your cart.

    Born in Australia in 1959, Wallis came to America with her five sisters as part of a traveling, singing, all-girl group known as The Wallis Sisters. They did well in America, but eventually some of her sisters wanted to return to their native Australia, which ended the group. Josephine met artist Peter Wood in the early 1980’s, and they’ve been a couple ever since. In 1998, tired of waiting tables, she picked up a paintbrush. Her early work was definitely inspired by Peter’s, but over time she has developed her own style and technique. For instance, Peter paints with his fingers, while Josephine uses a brush, permitting more versatile detail. Her subject matter ranges from Buddhist iconography to Southern Blues singers, who in her mind have achieved the same level of enlightenment as the bodhisattvas.
    • $475.00
  • "Bunny" Painting by Glitter Girl (16 x 23)
    Item #: HOAM148
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by FedEx Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days from order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $50 will be added to your cart.

    Pamela Rosen was born in Hartford, Connecticut. She grew up wanting to follow in her father’s footsteps, as a wallpaper hanger. The family business was her objective, but her father said it was for the men in the family, so she decided to find her own creative outlet. Pamela began as a print maker and after moving to New Orleans, began using glitter as a medium. She soon found that glitter was much better and exhilarating than conventional painting on canvas.

    Her methods are fairly simple, and with 6-plus years of experience behind her, she is the defining Folk Artist using glitter as a medium. She uses anything from copper shavings, make-up, and powder paint mixed in glue to get the shades and tones she is looking for. “Glitter Girl” and her husband now have their own shop, Pamela’s Living Room, in New Orleans’ historic French Quarter.
    • $300.00
  • "Nat King Cole" Painting by Lamar Sorrento (27 x 31)
    Item #: HOAM152
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by UPS Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days of order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $50 will be added to your cart.

    Lamar Sorrento, nom-de-plume of James Eddie Campbell, has been a guitarist and all-around music lover almost since he was born on top of a Tennessee mountain, and he began painting his musical heroes in 1992. His art career took off in 1993, hardly a year after starting from scratch. A special idol of Lamar’s is the gypsy jazz guitarist, Django Reinhardt, but his vivid portraits span the legends of blues, country, and rock & roll as well. A favorite among both art collectors and musicians, his paintings appear in museums and galleries, private collections, on several album covers, and on funky restaurant walls around the country.
    • $375.00
  • "Hellhound" Painting by Peter Wood (27 x 31)
    Item #: HOAM162
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by FedEx Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days from order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $55 will be added to your cart.

    Peter Wood grew up in the projects of Cleveland, Ohio during the late forties and early fifties. Peter is a practicing Buddhist and a fervent, proselytizing anarchist (a tradition inherited from his parents, probably ignited by their many trips to Mexico). He paints with his fingers, spreading oil on the canvas, diffusing the paint from the broad black figure outlines, creating vibrant fields of transparent and luminous colors.

    Peter’s first memories of the African American and Blues experiences he depicts were of attending a concert of Cleveland native Charles “Cow Cow” Davenport with his father in December of 1955. His father also regularly took the Wood family to hear Reverend Glenn T. Settle’s choir, “Wings over Jordan” at the Gethsemane Baptist Church. Peter says, “those old musicians were true revolutionaries in their own way.” And saints too, he decided, adding Blues figures to his extensive iconography that already included Buddhist and Latin American heroes.
    • $475.00
  • "Bobo" Painting by Peter Wood (27 x 31)
    Item #: HOAM163
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by FedEx Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days from order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $55 will be added to your cart.

    Peter Wood grew up in the projects of Cleveland, Ohio during the late forties and early fifties. Peter is a practicing Buddhist and a fervent, proselytizing anarchist (a tradition inherited from his parents, probably ignited by their many trips to Mexico). He paints with his fingers, spreading oil on the canvas, diffusing the paint from the broad black figure outlines, creating vibrant fields of transparent and luminous colors.

    Peter’s first memories of the African American and Blues experiences he depicts were of attending a concert of Cleveland native Charles “Cow Cow” Davenport with his father in December of 1955. His father also regularly took the Wood family to hear Reverend Glenn T. Settle’s choir, “Wings over Jordan” at the Gethsemane Baptist Church. Peter says, “those old musicians were true revolutionaries in their own way.” And saints too, he decided, adding Blues figures to his extensive iconography that already included Buddhist and Latin American heroes.
    • $475.00
  • "Jasmine and Mother" Painting by Glitter Girl (27 x 23)
    Item #: HOAM166DROP
    PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipped by FedEx Ground within the US and will arrive 10-14 business days from order receipt. We regret we are unable to ship to P.O. Boxes or APO addresses. A shipping fee of $50 will be added to your cart.

    Pamela Rosen was born in Hartford, Connecticut. She grew up wanting to follow in her father’s footsteps, as a wallpaper hanger. The family business was her objective, but her father said it was for the men in the family, so she decided to find her own creative outlet. Pamela began as a print maker and after moving to New Orleans, began using glitter as a medium. She soon found that glitter was much better and exhilarating than conventional painting on canvas.

    Her methods are fairly simple, and with 6-plus years of experience behind her, she is the defining Folk Artist using glitter as a medium. She uses anything from copper shavings, make-up, and powder paint mixed in glue to get the shades and tones she is looking for. “Glitter Girl” and her husband now have their own shop, Pamela’s Living Room, in New Orleans’ historic French Quarter.
    • $325.00
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