Saturday, Jun 8, 6-9 PM

Memento Mori Meet The Artists Reception

New Orleans Healing Center

ORLEANS– The Second Story Gallery will host a reception, Saturday, June 8, from 6 to 9 p.m., for the public to meet the New Orleans-area artists whose works are on view in the exhibition Memento Mori. The reception is part of the St. Claude Arts District’s Second Saturday arts celebration. The gallery is located in the New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The show will run through June 27. Admission is free. In the exhibit, more than 30 New Orleans-area artists explore the fragility of human life, reminding viewers of their mortality through two-dimensional artworks in various media, including painting, drawing, photography, mixed media and collage. Participating artists are April Bachtel, James Barbee, Craig Berthold, Jennifer Brunjes, Sean Clark, Michelle Dashev, Jerry Dupas, Sokari Ekine, Marsha Ercegovic, James Flynn, John Goedtel, Kathy Hughes, Whitney Jeffreys, Christina Juran, Kaori Maeyama, Michael Mastrogiovanni, Carlos Neville, Amy Newell, Tomas Orihuela, Anne Michael Pappas, Mary Jane Parker, Antoine Prince Jr. aka Prince, Robert A. Schaefer Jr., Noamy Sechooler, Julio Miguel Viteri, Beverly Wallace-Sellers, Christopher White and Megan Wolfkill. Second Story Gallery cooperative members whose works also will be shown are Michael Alford, Ron Bennett, Amy Bryan, Belinda Flores-Shinshillas, Natori Green, Sara “Saharah” Hollis, Gina Laguna, Charles Lovell and Cynthia Ramirez. Photograph Illustrated above is "After Death" by James Barbee