St. Bernard Art Guild Artist of the Season

The St. Bernard Art Guild has chosen Beth Vincent as Artist of the Season for Spring, 2017.  Beth is pictured with her winning entry titled “Pelicans.”

Free Demo: The St. Bernard Art Guild will hold a free Oil Painting demonstration by Artist Joan Bonner at the monthly meeting to be held on Thursday, March 9th at Paintin’ Da Parish, 700 West Judge Perez Drive in Chalmette at 6:30 pm.

Born in Michigan,Joan has been painting since childhood. She and her family moved to New Orleans in 1972 where she became a full time artist selling her wildlife and nature paintings on driftwood at Jackson Square in the French Quarter. She also does several art shows around the country and has won several awards. She has been studying art at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art for many years and does oil on canvas paintings there. Her husband is a world champion decorative bird carver, as are her sons. They teach carving and have been full time professional carvers for many years. They all share a love of nature and express it in their art. The free demo is open to the public.  Anyone interested in joining the Art Guild may do so at the meeting or by contacting Art Guild President Linda Lopez at