Narrative Folkart Prints & Mandala Photography

Step into an extraordinary virtual art realm, far from the ordinary online galleries. Here lies an exquisite testament to a storyteller's profound odyssey through a passion for cultural richness, a strong desire to share his own adventures, and an unbridled river of creativity and craftsmanship.

This is where art assumes its role as the narrator.

Engaging Podcast Stories Transformed into Folk Art (in progress) Waiting for podcast...

Prepare to be enraptured by an art collection thoughtfully curated to encapsulate the vivacious spirit of folk traditions. Each artwork resonates with the essence of diverse cultures, interwoven with the intimate tapestry of the storyteller's own cultural voyage. Experience the enchantment of Jim's narratives on his groundbreaking podcast, The Gemini Report, and witness these chronicles as they materialize in the form of vivid folk art prints.

As you proudly exhibit Jim's masterpieces, you'll not only share his tales with your circle of friends but also kindle conversations and forge meaningful bonds. And brace yourself for potential bursts of collective laughter that often accompany these captivating sagas. This is more than art; it's a voyage of stories and emotions woven together, awaiting your discovery.

Folkart People

For many people, their culture and community are an important part of who they are and how they see themselves. Celebrating these aspects of their identity can be a source of pride and can help to build self-esteem. Jim loves his folkart characters...

Gators - funny gators - we got 'em in SWLA

The American alligator, sometimes referred to colloquially as a gator or common alligator, is a large crocodilian reptile native to the Southeastern United States, and, of course, Southwest Louisiana...

More realistic - yet colorful - Gators - we got dem, too

I say, "You can't have enough images of gators..."

Angels and Devils

Angels and Devils - benevolent or malevolent spiritual beings that mediate between the worldly and the other-worldly - Jim finds 'em fun to paint and loves to imagine they have humorous and fun-loving personalities... they are all on Jim's team

Mandala Photography

• From the Ordinary to the Sublime •

"Bring balance and harmony into your life with the mysterious & ancient power of mandalas • focus your wayward mind on the intricate patterns and designs as a way to quieten that rascal - and find inner peace - I know, I know: it's a mystery. . . . maybe you'll just have a good laugh..."

Mardi Gras in the SWLA countryside Mandalas

Mardi Gras in Mamou, Louisiana is famous and notorious at the same time -

Down on the farm Mandalas

Two to three times a year we drive through the Ozark to the Mid-West to visit the family farm. The farm has been a wealth of images for my Mandala Photography for over 25 years.

Click on my SWLA license plate to see my cluttered studio table...