31.1.11

The Golden Rabbit of Ambition
Brian Bush

Brian created his artwork using recycled cardboard, plywood, paper and glue, acrylic automotive paint. He says that "2011 is the year of the metal rabbit. Metal rabbits are known to be resourceful and ambitious. It is my hope that the "Golden Rabbit of Ambition" brings great fortune to those driven to success in the New Year."

Brian is a New Orleans artist who specializes in paper mache' sculpture. After picking up "pinata making" as a childhood hobby, he worked for several  Crescent City float builders. he now creates home decor and focuses on special projects for businesses, as well as promotions and events. His creations reflect one native's consistent fascination with New Orleans carnival, cultural and musical traditions. he crafts sculpture, walking heads/puppets, flowers and just about anything from paper mache, cardboard, wire and other assorted and recycled materials.

Brian's work may be seen and purchased at The Arts Market at Palmer Park in New Orleans (last Saturday of every month), Welty's Deli in New Orleans' CBD District, and at gallery 220 in Bay St. Louis. For more information about Brian's art, log on to these sites on the world wide web: www.mardigrasmayhem.com and  www.facebook.com/carnivalsculpture. To contact the artist directly, email him at carnivalsculpture@gmail.com, or call 504.723.4414.

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