Antenna Part 2
Featuring Carl Joe Williams, Tammy Mercure, Ernest Littles, and Kristen Downing
December 9, 2017- January 7, 2018
Opening: Saturday, Dec 9, 6-10pm
During the run of Prospect Antenna with have shows highlighting Collective Members and other artists from the New Orleans art community. December features Carl Joe Williams, Tammy Mercure, Ernest Littles, and Kristen Downing.
Carl Joseph Williams was born in Uptown New Orleans. Art was Williams’ first love. At fourteen he was accepted into The New Orleans Center for Creative Art ( NOCCA) where he received his formal training. Upon completing high school, Williams continued his studies at the Atlanta College of Art.
Tammy Mercure was named one of the “100 under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art” by Oxford American magazine. She has been featured on CNN Photos, VICE, Daily Mail, NPR Big Picture Show, and more. She was published in the Guardian UK (Big Picture), Darwin magazine, and in the book “Place, Art, and Self” by Yi-Fu Tuan, among others. She has a BA from Columbia College Chicago and an MFA from East Tennessee State University. She lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Ernest Joshua Littles is a native of New Orleans, and was raised in its Lower Ninth Ward community. In 2014, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Arts from Dillard University. He currently lives in Huntsville Alabama.
Kristen Downing was born in New Orleans and raised in Kenner,La. She is a acrylic painter and a professional tattoo artist. She has participated in many group shows throughout Louisiana and has traveled the country showcasing her tattoo work.