On the second Saturday of each month, galleries in historic downtown Covington host an after-hours art walk, featuring exhibit openings, refreshments and music. Patrons turned out in droves this month to enjoy the creative bounty and the balmy early-spring weather.


St. Tammany Art Association -- Samantha Brown, curatorial team member Betty Lou Starnes, Nicholas Salvetti

In the abstract

The St. Tammany Art Association held an opening reception for “Conversations with Abstraction,” featuring work by Molly Howell, Elliot Stokes, Ralph Townsend and Hasmig Vartanian, in the Miriam Barranger Gallery. A discussion and demonstration in working abstractly will be given by Townsend on March 12 at the Art Association. 


S A L A D I N O gallery -- Russell Steimle

Team Talent

The SALADINO gallery celebrated a reception for its exhibiting artists, a talented band of more than a dozen painters, sculptors and photographers.


Advocate Photo by Steven Forster -- Tripolo Gallery -- Donna Duffy


Art-lovers enjoyed seeing live works in progress at the Tripolo gallery in Covington, which represents a spectrum of well established, mid-career and up-and-coming artists.