museums, galleries, and art associations

Agora Gallery, SoHo - Chelsea, New York - Contemporary fine art gallery with locations in the SoHo and Chelsea art districts of New York City. Art consulting services to private and corporate collectors. Exhibiting painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and mixed medias. Artist portfolios are reviewed. Has been sponosring the SoHo-Chelsea International Art Competition since 1984., original art online - Wide variety of original fine art for sale. Personalized art consulting services. Mediums include; paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, mixed media and more. Under the management of Agora Gallery. Established in 1984.

Mississippi Art Colony - Founded in 1948. Providing an environment for the personal and professional growth and development of visual artists in Mississippi and the surrounding states.

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art - There are art exhibits to see: the Museum's collection of Ohr Pottery, local artists, sculptural renditions of the Potter, major cutting-edge art exhibits in the Lila Wallace Gallery, and works by talented local artists. Books about Ohr, Gehry and ceramics, as well as the finest in original contemporary pottery, are available for purchase in Ohriginals, the Museum Store.

National Association of Women Artists - The National Association of Women Artists (N.A.W.A.) is dedicated to promoting women artists of all backgrounds and traditions through exhibitions, professional programs and its historic archive. Founded in 1889, N.A.W.A. is the oldest professional women's fine arts organization in the United States, continually providing a forum for women artists to share ideas and exhibit their work.

Del Ray Artisans - Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria, VA, was founded in 1992, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote art for the benefits of artist and the community.
The ARTS, Hancock County ( - The ARTS, Hancock County, Bay St. Louis, MS, was founded in 2003, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote art and artists.

Artist and art businesses

Golden Paints - Fine quality acrylic paints and mediums.
The Art of the Storm ( - Filmed and edited by Watts Up Productions, Minneapolis, MN. This film portrays the effects and recovery of 13 artists from the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a compelling viewpoint of the creative struggle. - Videographer and video projects brought to you from a surreal point of view. - Photographer

Musicians, music clubs and businesses

Zig and the Zigtones - Rock and roll.
The Beatdaddys - Blues and R&B.
Tipitinas - The best music club in New Orleans.
House of Blues - Visit all of them.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival - My favorite festival. Held in New Orleans in the spring with musicians playing jazz, blues, zydeco, African, Carribean, funk, gospel, and rock. Plus the food is great!


Florida Institute of Technology - Located in wonderful Melbourne, Florida. It is an excellent college for Science and Engineering. I received by B.S. Geological Oceanography here.