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Art in Abundance

A host of juried art selections were available for preview at the “Poydras Home Art Show Patron Party.“

Puddin and Jimmy Roussel

Melissa Calico

Approximately 350 attendees enjoyed the “Poydras Home Art Show Patron Party,” filled with culinary treats and previews and the ability to purchase the juried art.

The 2016 Juried Art Winners were Dr. Al Rufty's “Onions” in First Place, Larry Daniel Nevil's “Card Sharks” in Second Place and Renee S. Mitchell's “Redfish Study” in Third Place. Honorable Mentions included Darlene Johnson's “Food Fest,” Anne Pappas' “Le Bon Temps,” Roy Pfister's “Seated Nude,” Monique Robinson's “No Strings” and Glenda Schafer's “White Cliffs.” The Juried Art Judge was Auseklis Ozols, Director of the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts.

Live musical entertainment was provided by the Ron Jones Trio.

Food and libations were provided by Arnaud’s Restaurant, Creole Creamery, Galatoire’s Restaurant, Olivia Guider’s Cookies, Langenstein’s, The Pelican Club Restaurant, Ralph’s On The Park, Robert Fresh Market, Vincent’s Italian Cuisine and Poydras Home’s own kitchen.

All proceeds benefit Poydras Home and its mission of quality and compassionate care for the elderly.


What: 22nd annual “Poydras Home Art Show Patron Party,” benefiting Poydras Home
When: Thursday, October 27
Where: Poydras Home


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