New Orleans, LA – March 2009 – James Michalopoulos is well known for his singing, swaying, slanted depictions of Nejamesatpressconference_march2009w Orleans architecture.  Much of his work also includes portraits of an unknown female, French nature and countryside, San Francisco homes and most recent, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest) official poster– “Two Saints: Allen Toussaint and the French Quarter.”

James is no stranger to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.  He has created, in past years, posters portraying musical legends, Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Dr. John and Mahalia Jackson.  This year’s study features Allen Toussaint, who has been inducted into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame and performed at this year’s Grammys.  He has been producing New Orleans sounds for decades and is a regular performer at Jazz Fest.

James Michalopoulos has also created CD and Album covers for musical artists, such as, Widespread Panic and John Mooney.  One of James biggest fans, Bonnie Raitt, will be performing this year at Jazz Fest.

For more information about the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, please visit:  www.nojazzfest.com

Michalopoulos Gallery is located in the New Orleans French Quarter at 617 Bienville Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. Gallery phone number is (504)558-0505.  Website is www.michalopoulos.com