New Orleans ArtVenture 2013
In New Orleans, you can never get too much of a good thing. Michael deMeng and Valley Ridge are cooking up a brand new New Orleans ArtVenture for 2013. You’ll have plenty of time to explore on your own, as well as time to leisurely savor the unique food and drink found only in this historic city on the Delta.
Tropical in climate, lush in setting, exotic in architecture and sensual in atmosphere, New Orleans is a worldly, richly creative environment like no other. It’s no wonder that the city has been — and continues to be — a favorite muse for an incredible legacy of artists, artisans, performers, musicians, writers and chefs.
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Michael deMeng is an assemblage artist from Missoula, MT who exhibits throughout the United States. In his art, he addresses issues of transformation. Discarded materials find new and unexpected uses in his work; they are reassembled and conjoined with unlikely components, a form of rebirth from the ashes into new life and new meaning.
Katherine Engen is the sole proprietor of Valley Ridge Art Studio. Valley Ridge Art Studio provides coursework and resources devoted to bringing the intrinsic life-affirming qualities of physically creating art to a diverse audience, including artists, writers, teachers, librarians and craftspeople.