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Jazz Fest...Discovering New Artists

Mother nature was very kind yesterday at Jazz Fest.  Some people go for the music, some for the food, some for both but I go when mother nature is kind...and for the food.  There were so many artists spread about I didn't get a chance to see everyone.  Bummer!  Anyway here are a few people that stood out for me.  



It was nice meeting Nancy.  She is from Mattapoisett, MA and she had the cuttiest collage purses I've ever seen in a long time. These are a couple that I purchased for mother's day.  




Molly McNamara Designs 
Where y'at dawlin?  I can't seem to find her website anywhere for you to stalk.  However she is located at 2128 Magazine St. so go stalk her in person.  She designed some really cool voodoo pendants.
Molly McNamara's jewelry may be found in Jazz Fest's Contemporary Crafts - Weekend 1 Tent H
Photo by  David Grunfeld, The Times-Picayune


Local New Orleanian Cathy Rose's sculpture are just stunning!  If I had lots and lots of money I would definitely buy one of her sculptures.  They move my spirit when I look at them.
    
Patience
Photo by Lucky Girls Gallery



We can't leave out my guru and friend Becky Burt.  
This is her debut at Jazz Fest 2011.  There was this found object necklace with an etched mouse in it.  Very, very, NICE.  But go check her out for yourself.  You won't be disappointed.  
Becky Burt
Photo by Susan Langenhennig, The Times-Picayune



There you have it.  Of course there are lots of other artists to go see.  There are only three days left.  So put on your fest dress or shirt, grab your hat, and head out to the fairgrounds.  


Namaste
Kalaya

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