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CBS Super Bowl PreGame Frenchy Tease
Frenchy worked with the CBS Sports PreGame crew over a two day span creating this Commercial / Tease which was aired at 4pm EST on CBS Super Bowl Sunday. Three 4' x 5 paintings were created for this commercial, one representing the Baltimore Ravens, the other representing the San Francisco 49'ers and the final painting of the coveted Lombardi Trophy positioned in front of the Superdome.

Frenchy To Paint 2013 JazzFest Gala

Frenchy To Paint 2013 JazzFest Gala for the 2nd Year.

The JazzFest Gala is the kickoff event for the world famous New Orleans Jazz Fest happening this year, April 26 to May 5. Frenchy will be on hand for the second straight year to paint performances for the Jazz & Heritage Gala.

Last year, Frenchy painted Trombone Shorty with the live painting selling for $5,000! Seventy percent of the proceeds were donated back to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.

This year he will be painting his favorite New Orleans brass band, the Grammy Award winning Rebirth Brass Band as well as the host, jazz trumpeter, Kermit Ruffins.

Ever the arts and cultural ambassador for his beloved New Orleans, Frenchy will be covering the festival for the 16th time! Every year he paints for two weeks straight. This time will be no different, starting from the opening gala on April 25th he will go straight through to May 5th painting during the day and some special late night shows. We will release a full schedule closer to the fesssss-ty.

Stay tuned to his Facebook and Twitter channels for all the action from Frenchy’s perspective during JazzFest 2013.

Here were the paintings from this years Jazz Fest Gala …

NCAA in Atl: Zac Brown, CBS Sports, Maxim Party

Performance Painting from Final Four in Atlanta: Zac Brown, CBS Sports, Maxim Party

Friday Night

This past Friday night Frenchy was on-hand at Centennial Park in Atlanta, Georgia. He painted the Zac Brown Band‘s performance as part of the NCAA Final Four Festivities. This was the second time Frecnhy did a live painting of Zac and the crew. Mr. Brown himself ended up purchasing the painting and took it straight from Frenchy on to the tour bus.

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Frenchy caught up with new friend and CBS Sports personality, Adam Zucker, on the set of CBS Sports coverage of the Final Four. Frenchy was able to squeeze in a live painting of the CBS crew in action and also getting some quick air time.

Saturday Night

Frenchy Madness continued at the Maxim party where he partnered with the notorious magazine and sponsor Blackberry once again to capture the festivities on canvas.  The party included DJ Master Jermaine Drupri and Def Jam Records Artist Ludacris.

Maxim Final Four Party Sponsored by Blackberry

 

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Frenchy Paints Coach Jon Gruden’s QB Camp

Building on his relationship with the ESPN Monday Night Football team, Frenchy sat in for three sessions of Jon Grudens QB Camp down in Tampa, Florida.

Last Tuesday, March 12,  Frenchy painted his first of the three sessions. This was with Ryan Nassib, the star Syracuse QB who is projected to be drafted early in the 2nd round.

Monday, March 18 was the next and featured Arkansas star QB, Tyler Wilson, who is also projected to go early in the second round of the NFL draft.

Gruden QB Camp w/ Tyler Wilson

Tuesday, March19 was the last live painting session and this time it was with Oklahoma’s quarterback, Landry Jones. Landry is projected to go a little later, maybe the 3rd or 4th round.

Gruden QB Camp w/ Landry Jones

Sitting in with Super Bowl XXXVII Champion Coach Jon “Chucky” Gruden and crew was a great experience for Frenchy building on both his relationship with Coach and the ESPN MNF family. Frenchy looks forward to this upcoming season so stay tuned for some performance paintings from the 2013 MNF season.

Prints are Available for each of the paintings in the Frenchylive Online Shop or by clicking on the links below:

Ryan Nassib Print

Tyler Wilson Prints

Landry Jones Prints

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Frenchy Paints Dr. Dog and The Metermen

Frenchy Paints Dr. Dog and The Metermen at Gasparilla Music Festival, Tampa

Frenchy was in attendance at the 2nd Annual Gasparilla Festival in downtown Tampa, Florida. Good people, great weather, killer food, a wonderful venue and excellent music from bands like Lord Huron, Ozomatli, Dr. Dog, and The Metermen featuring Page McConnell of Phish – the exact kind of place you will find Frenchy.

As night set in Frenchy was able to capture the vivacious, Beatles-esque Dr.Dog for the first time:

A little bit of N’awlins came to Curtis Hixon Park as Frenchy live painted the George Porter Jr., Leo Nocentelli, Zigaboo – the legendary Metermen – with special guest Page McConnell:

2nd Annual Gasparilla Music Festival

Frenchy has partnered up with the Gasparilla Music Festival and will be painting the 2nd Annual event on Saturday March 9th in Tampa Florida.  Frenchy will be painting the following acts:

CURTIS HIXON STAGE

Corey Harris

Dr. Dog

The Meter Men w/ Page McConnell

NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston

NBA: All-Star Weekend: Frenchy Creates Painting for David Stern Retirement on Behalf of NBRPA
NBA All Star Weekend | February 14th – 17th, 2013 | Houston, Texas

The National Basketball Retired Players Association and Frenchy began their relationship last year during the NBA All Star Weekend 2012 in Orlando, Florida. Frenchy produced paintings the entire weekend, creating three in the Members Lounge at Disney’s Dolphin Hotel and yet another at a press conference featuring Julius “Dr. J” Erving.

To continue the relationship, the NBRPA thought Frenchy would be the perfect candidate to take part in a retirement gift presentation to David Stern. On the evening of Friday, February 15 2013 Frenchy was on-hand in the ballroom at the NBA Retired Players Hotel, which is the host venue for all NBRPA events and activities. There he produced a live painting featuring David Stern and Magic Johnson commemorating the moment Stern presented Johnson with the 1997 NBA MVP Award.
On Saturday, Feb 16th Frenchy’s special painting would be presented, in person, to the retiring NBA Commissioner on behalf of the National Basketball Retired Players Association.
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Frenchy’s Wild Ride: Super Bowl XLVII Week

Frenchy’s Wild Ride: Painting Across New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII Week

The Super Bowl XLVII festivities swept through New Orleans last week and Frenchy was at the center of the action.  As TV producers scoured the town looking for the stories and people that capture the heart and soul of NOLA for film shorts and specials. These vignettes would air in and around the game analysis of the Ravens and the 49ers as Super Bowl Fever swept through the city and the country. Frenchy was the natural go-to guy. His personality and long history in the town of painting music, cultural events, and especially sports made Frenchy an obvious choice. He happily served as the ambassador for the city by creating paintings at an incredible pace and appearing on ESPN and CBS as well as dropping by the Ron “Jaws” Jaworski’s Suber Bowl cigar charity party and The Maxim Super Bowl VIP Party sponsored by Patron Tequila to name a few.

Being the cultural ambassador for one of the world’s most vibrant cities can be a busy job. Checkout this rundown of Frenchy’s itinerary over the course of Super Bowl 47 week in New Orleans:

Tuesday, January 29
12pm – 5pm

The crew from CBS spent the night turning an old warehouse into Frenchy’s art studio. Frenchy would be creating 3 different pieces for the film shoot. New Orleans music, paint splashing, and images of the city coming to life and Frenchy doin’ his thing was premise for this teaser piece.

CBS Sports Pregame Film Shoot - Frenchy Tease

Wednesday, January 30
10am – 5pm

Frenchy is recorded working on different paintings. One picture features the Baltimore Ravens, one features the San Francisco 49ers, and one features the coveted Lombardi Trophy. A lot of work, but a very cool final product:

Photography by Zack Smith

Thursday, January 31
1pm – 3pm

Adam Zucker of the CBS Sports Network dropped by Frenchy’s Oak St. gallery to visit with the painter and talk about style as well as the relationship with his beloved New Orleans. Here, Frenchy was putting the finishing touches on a piece called 101 Runners from the recent New Orleans Jazz Fest:

6pm – 12am

Frenchy is on the move. He is now mingling and working at the famous Ron “Jaws” Jaworski Annual Cigar Party at the Bourbon Vieux. Frenchy displayed his series of paintings from ESPN’s Monday Night Football Collection while he worked on yet another piece capturing the night’s event:

Painting of Ron Jaworski super bowl cigar party benefit by Frenchy While working his magic, Frenchy also got the chance to chat with Bill Cowher, Jack Del Rio, Mike Golic, Mike Tirico, and Suzy Kolberg just to name a few:


Friday, February 1, 2013
5am – 9am

No rest for the wicked as they say. Within hours of the last engagement, Frenchy is back at it again. This time with the awesome Mike and Mike in the Morning gang from ESPN. Frenchy hung out, diligently painting the energy of the French Quarter scenery and crowd. This painting also highlights the crew and host -Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic – of the popular show that is broadcast nationally on ESPN Radio as well on TV at ESPN 2. Can you find Frenchy’s van?

ESPN's Mike and Mike in New Orleans and painted by Frenchy

Frenchy again had the opportunity to hang with some TV and sports legends in Roger Starbach, Drew Brees, Jerry Rice, and Steve Young:


11am – 5pm

Frenchy is still going! ESPN assigned four production personnel to chauffeur him around the city of New Orleans to three famous locations; the Mississippi River, the Superdome, and Bourbon Street to do a series of paintings for ESPN Sunday Countdown.  Two golf carts ferried Frenchy and crew around the French Quarter for a very ambitious project.  He had 30 minutes to create each of the three paintings. The idea was to drop in ESPN Sports Sunday Countdown personalities to the foreground of these notable N’awlins landmarks. This was challenging and exhausting, but what a ride! Check out these paintings of Chris Berman, Mike Ditka, and the gang:

 

Chris Berman and Mike Ditka down by the river! (The Mississippi that is)

Chris Berman and Mike Ditka painted by Frenchy near the Missippi River

 

Chris Mortensen and Adam Shefter in front of the New Orleans Superdome

Frenchy's painting of Chris Mortensen and Adam Shefter at the Superdome


Keyshawn Johnson, Chris Carter and Tom Jackson on Bourbon Street

Tom Jackson, Keyshawn Johnson, and Chris Carter in the French Quarter for Super Bowl 47

10pm – 2am

There is absolutely no stopping Frenchy! On to the New Orleans House of Blues for the Drew Brees Foundation Event. Nelly performed here and Frenchy just got chill out. Finally!

Saturday, February 2
7pm – 9pm

Super Bowl Live airs on CBS Sports Network featuring Adam Zucker’s interview with Frenchy

 

9pm – 3am

Frenchy hits the Maxim VIP Super Bowl Party sponsored by Patron. This packed event was the toast of the town and so was Frenchy’s painting commemorating the evening:

Maxim VIP Super Bowl Party in New Orleans painted by FrenchyWhile Frenchy painted he had the chance to meet Jean Paul DeJoria (Founder of Paul Mitchell and Owner of Patron), Guy Fieri and many other celebrities and athletes who passed through during the evening.

Sunday, February 3
9am – 2pm

Frenchy’s mad scramble on Friday to produce paintings of the ESPN Sunday Countdown personalities debuted during this show. In order to capture the time-lapse progression Frenchy had to prepare each piece as three pieces – an outline, adding color strokes, and finished product – in order to fit the entire process within the span of the show.

Frenchy also produced a painting of the Sunday Countdown set in action:

Ron Jawarski, Suzy kolberg, and Teddy Bruschi on the set in New Orleans, painted by FrenchyWhile on set, Frenchy got to schmooz, take pics and have discussions with Jerry Rice, Chris Berman, Mike Ditka, Bill Parcels, Suzy Kolberg, Tedy Bruschi, Ron Jaworski, Chris Mortensen, Adam Shefter, Keyshawn Johnson, Chris Carter, Tom Jackson and the entire ESPN Countdown production crew.

11am – 12pm

During Frenchy’s work on the ESPN set, CBS airs “Let the Good Times Roll,” a look at New Orleans’ culture and history featuring Frenchy. CBS recorded this a month before Super Bowl 47 week.

3pm

The Frenchy tease (the first thing on his itinerary!) finally airs on the CBS Pre-Game Show:

6pm

Team Frenchy relaxes to enjoy Super Bowl 47 after an incredible, fast-paced, and successful week!


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CBS Sports Network Interviews Frenchy

CBS Sports Network Interview

Frenchy was interviewed by Adam Zucker of the CBS Sports Network in his Oak Street gallery on Thursday January 31st just a few days before Super Bowl XLVII.  Adam and his crew stopped by the gallery to talk with Frenchy about what his take is on live performance art and what it all entails.  See below for the full interview with Adam …

CBS Sports Network Interview w/Frenchy from Acoustioptics on Vimeo.

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Frenchy to Capture Maxim Superbowl VIP Party

Maxim Magazine Super Bowl VIP Party

Everyone’s favorite tequila, Patron, is sponsoring the Maxim Magazine 12th Annual Superbowl VIP party and they commissioned Frenchy for a live painting.

Live action, Maxim girls, celebrities, Superbowl festivities, Maxim girls, and Patron! Did we mention Maxim girls? Who else could capture this much fun with paint on canvas but Frenchy!

See below of what Frenchy came up with …

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CBS Special “Let the Good Times Roll”

Let The Good Times Roll

Frenchy was featured in a segment called “Let The Good Times Roll’ which aired from 11am – 12pm CST on CBS Super Bowl Sunday.  The segment, hosted by Wynton Marsalis, is about New Orleans Cultures and Traditions.  As a long-time ambassador for the New Orleans arts and cultural scene, Frenchy is a natural fit for a show that digs into the heart and soul of the revelry in the French Quarter. Parties, good times, culture and art in New Orleans – you know they have to talk to Frenchy!  Ya Dig?

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Frenchy Paints ESPN Mike and Mike in the Morning

Frenchy will be painting Mike and Mike on Friday, February 1, 2013 from 5am – 9am CST.  Frenchy will be doing his thing, producing a painting of the show’s set as well as being featured as a guest. His work will unfold throughout the duration of the show. This will be a great addition to his ESPN Production Painting collections. He created live paintings for Monday Night Football multiple times, with canvases depicting the broadcast booth, different camera angles, from the sidelines, Pre-Game set, etc. This is another event in the continued relationship with ESPN.

Here is a clip from Mike and Mike in the Morning:

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Frenchy Paints The Radiators Reunion Gig

Frenchy Paints The Radiators Reunion Gig for Tipitina’s 35th Anniversary Series

In 2010, The Radiators decided to take a break after performing their brand of New Orleans funk / rock fusion together for over 30 years. Their final three shows were performed at the famous Tipitina’s. Frenchy was there to capture all every night on canvas. This was an emotional painting for Frenchy because he painted The Radiators over 50 times since becoming a New Orleanian in 1997.

In November of 2012, Tipitina’s announced their special 35th Anniversary Concert Series and what show would be best to kick off these festivities? You guessed it, a Radiators reunion show. Frenchy would produce two paintings during this residency.

Find The Radiators on iTunes

Find Radiators Prints in the Frenchylive online Shop

Frenchy Paints Lowell Golden Gloves

Frenchy Paints Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves for 6th Straight Year

Frenchy captured the action on the canvas for the canvas. You see, he returned to his roots by creating a charity painting for the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves for the sixth straight year. This is his roots, more than just a homecoming to Lowell, Massachusetts, because it is a return to his boxing pedigree. Frenchy’s father, Roger Frechette Sr. as well as his grandfather, Jean Paul Frechette – AKA the Blond Tiger – were renowned pugilists throughout the 1950’s. Frenchy’s dad went on to train Lowell legend, Micky Ward. (subject of The Fighterstarring Mark Wahlberg). Frenchy donates his time and talents to this hometown cause with 100% of the painting’s proceeds going to the charity.

John Legend

As NOLA rallied in the face of the BP  Gulf oil disaster of 2010, Frenchy was there at the Gulf Aid Benefit. He and performers such as Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Kermit Ruffins, and the Honey Island Swamp Band were able to raise over $300,000 for the wetlands and fishing industry, the life’s blood of their beloved Louisiana. They were also joined by New Orleans ex-pats Anni DiFranco and Lenny Kravitz. Frenchy was able to create a live painting of R&B superstar, John Legend:

John Legend @ Gulf Aid Benefit, NOLA in 2011
Dimensions: 30″ x 40″
Original: $3,250
Giclay: $950

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Honey Island Swamp Band

Honey Island Swamp Band
Dimensions: 30″ x 40″
Original: $3,250
Giclay: $950

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock @ 2012 NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival
Dimensions: 24″ x 30″
Original: $3,500
Giclay: $950

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

NEW Frenchylive Shop

Please take some time to come explore our new Frenchylive online shop.  We have added some great new products and will be adding more and more every week.

https://frenchylive-2.myshopify.com

 

Jazz Fest 2012: Paintings

Jazz Fest 2012 Has Begun

Frenchy kicked off this years New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by painting Trombone Shorty on stage at the Annual JazzFest Gala.  The painting auctioned off at the end of the night for $5,000 which Frenchy donated 70% of the proceeds back to the foundation.

What a wonderful way to kick off JazzFest 2012!

King of Oak Street

Now on DVD!   Boston-bred boxer’s son, Randy Frechette – internationally known as “FRENCHY” – emerged from humble beginnings to become one of New Orleans’ most celebrated artists. Among the first to popularize the genre of “performance painting,” Frenchy captures the rhythm and soul of New Orleans like nobody else. In KING OF OAK STREET, see how Frenchy and his adopted home city triumph over numerous struggles, including the federal levee failures and flooding after Hurricane Katrina, to emerge stronger than ever.” Narrated by John Sinclair. With music by: Dr. John, Widespread Panic, Rebrith Brass Band, The Meters, Bonerama, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

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The Trio

With the Frenchylive Gallery located on Oak St. in the French Quarter and conveniently close to the storied Maple Leaf Bar it couldn’t work out better for a performance painter. Frenchy was able to catch the legendary Trio, a collaboration of the Meters’ George Porter with the venerable Johnny Vidacovich on drums along with other musical guests, on several occasions. One time featured a rare painting collaboration with long-time pal and friendly rival, Keith “Scramble” Campbell – history on canvas.

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Treme Brass Band

Treme Brass Band (30" x 40")
Treme Brass Band @ The Maple Leaf Bar in New Orleans

Dimensions:
30″ x 40″
Original: $3,000
Giclay: $1,200

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

The Treme Brass Band are living, breathing history; a moment captured in time. They are a marching brass band similar to what you would experience in the French Quarter of New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century. They are pure Louisiana and this piece, by Frenchy, captured just down the street from his gallery at the storied Maple Leaf Bar is about as close as you can get to N’awlins without being there.

Check out the Treme Brass Band on MySpace

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ 2010 West Oak Lane Jazz Festival
Philadelphia, PA
Dimensions: 40″ x 30″
$1,000
(only available as a Giclay)

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band is to music what Frenchy is to painting; the ambassador’s of the New Orleans style. Representing the legendary Preservation Hall in New Orleans, the band’s mission is to preserve the heritage of the region’s traditional Dixieland Jazz. This ever-rotating cast has put out many albums and supported other artists such as The Del McCoury Band and My Morning Jacket.

Learn more about The Preservation Hall Jazz Band

My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket @ 2011 Hangout Music Festival
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Dimensions: 40″ x 30″
$1,000
(only available as a Giclee)

Frenchy was commissioned to cover the 2011 Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The ocean side festival featured a wide range of jam and alternative bands. Frenchy painted the Foo Fighters, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Widespread Panic and the Kentucky southern / alternative rock geniuses of My Morning Jacket. MMJ played as the sun set on the day’s activities. They were testing out new material from their forthcoming (at the time) album, Circuital. Frenchy captured band members Carl Broemel, Bo Koster, Tom Blankenship, Patrick Hallahan, and the venerable Jim James on canvas, conveying the power and glory of their live show. Truly a special treasure for any My Morning Jacket fan.

Find My Morning Jacket on iTunes

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Irma Thomas

Irma Thomas

Irma Thomas @ Cisco Partner Event, NOLA in 2011
Dimensions: 30″ x 40″
$1,200
(only available in a Giclay)

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

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Eric McFadden

Eric McFadden

Eric McFadden
Dimensions: 24″ x 36″
$3,000

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

7 Walkers

7 Walkers @ Tipitina's

7 Walkers @ Tipitina’s, NOLA in 2011Dimensions: 30″ x 40″
Original: $3,500
Giclay: $950

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

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Soulive

Soulive @ Bear Creak (24" x 30")
Soulive @ 2011 Bear Creek Music Fest

Dimensions:
24″ x 30″
Original: $2,500
Giclay: $1,000

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]


Trey Anastasio

TAB @ BearCreek (30" x 36")

Trey Anastasio Band @ 2011 Bear Creek Music Fest
Dimensions: 30″ x 36″

Original: $4,000
Giclay: $1,200

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

 

Blink 182

Blink 182 @ Voodoo Fest 2011

Blink 182 @ Voodoo Fest, NOLA in 2011
Dimensions: 22″ x 28″
$3,000

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Snoop Dog

Snoop Dog @ Voodoo Fest (24" x 36")
Snoop Dog @ 2011 Voodoo Music Fest

Dimensions:
24″ x 36″
Original: $3,500
Giclay: $1,200

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]


Magazine

Maxim Magazine NOLA Photo Shoot

Maxim Magazine Photo Shoot
New Orleans, LA on 7/28/11
Dimensions: 24″ x 30″
$4,000

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

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Grace Potter

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals @ 2010 Hangout Festival

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals @ 2011 Hangout Music Festival
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Dimensions: 40″ x 30″
$1,000
(only available as a Giclay)

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam @ 2010 New Orleans Jazz Festival

Pearl @ 2010 New Orleans Jazz Fest
Dimensions: 40″ x 30″
$1,000
(only available as a Giclay)

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Deacon John

Deacon John

Deacon John @ a private event in NOLA
Dimensions: 36″ x 24″
$1,000
(only available as a Giclay)

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Big & Rich

Big & Rich

Big & Rich Studio Painting, Frenchylive Galleries NOLA
Dimensions: 30″ x 40″
$1,000
(only available as a Giclay)

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Foo Fighters

The Foo Fighters @ 2011 Hangout Music Festival
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Dimensions: 40″ x 30″
$1,000
(only available as a Giclay)

For more information please contact a Frenchylive representative at [email protected]

Cisco Partner Summit 2011

Frenchy Delights Attendees of Cisco Partner Summit 2011 with Performance Art

New Orleans performance painter, Frenchy, was contracted to do a piece for this year’s Cisco Partner Summit. The mission: Capture the evening’s entertainment – the legendary Irma Thomas. Frenchy went to work on his vibrant creation as Irma entertained the audience of about 1,000 attendees. Frenchy completed the original work throughout the evening and had 1,000 prints of the painting ready and delivered to each attendee within 48 hours to commemorate the event.

His actual painting was on display and set for auction at the Partner’s Ball held at the House of Blues. Proceeds for the auctioned original Frenchy painting are to benefit the St. Bernard Project, a New Orleans based charity to give housing opportunities to the survivors of Hurricane Katrina. As interest in the painting built throughout the evening, so did the buzz which lead to an auction value of $52,000.00

Irma Thomas
Giclay Print Productions of Painting Available

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Hangout Festival 2011

Frenchy to “Hangout” at 2nd Annual Music Festival on Beautiful Gulf Shores

Frenchy is partnering with Huka Entertainment to produce more of his performance based paintings at the 2nd Annual Hangout Festival. Frenchy will create an official poster for the festival happening May 20th – 22nd, 2011 in Gulf Shores Alabama.  He will also be painting acts throughout the weekend from a lineup including:  Flaming LipsMy Morning Jacket,  Cee Lo Green, Paul Simon, Foo Fighters, Widespread Panic, Ween, Medeski Martin, and Wood, and many, many more.  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for action from the festival and check the site for exclusive original work!