Text Box: Louisiana born artist Beverly Boulet began art studies at age four, and, luckily, had art classes all through elementary and high school, plus Summer art camps. She studied fashion design at West Virginia University, and continued her art education with workshops by noted portrait artists, including Daniel Greene, and Foster Caddell, and attended a seminar led by John Howard Sanden, with demonstrations by many other notable portrait artists
Ms. Boulet began painting murals and portraits in the early 1970’s at the Maryland, New Jersey, and Florida beaches, and continued to do so upon returning to New Orleans in 1980.
She has painted, literally, thousands of portraits in water media, pastel, and oils, which grace public and private collections internationally. She has, also, exhibited and garnered awards in group and juried shows, and presented one woman shows.

In the early 1990’s, Beverly, along with Joann Abbott Thaxxton, co-produced the Howl Orleans Art Festivals, and as a board member of French Quarter North and South Art Guild, presented many art exhibitions such as the annual Jumbo Art Show, which eventually became the Satchmo Art Show. Beverly continues to organize multiple artist exhibits at various locations, as well as charitable functions benefiting organizations and individuals, and donates artwork and volunteer time to many charity events.
Under the name Dees Guise from N’Wallins, Beverly displays her hand made designs at the annual French Market Mask Show, and she is a member of the board of directors of the New Orleans Guild of Mask Makers. Her feather creations have been worn on the Grammy Awards and other televised productions, and been presented as awards at several prestigious events.

Ms. Boulet is currently renovating her studio in the Holy Cross area of New Orleans’ lower Ninth Ward, and painting portraits and murals.

oils, watercolors, and pastels

Artist Beverly Boulet

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