Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation is the first multi-mural exhibition of large scale artwork in Downtown New Orleans. A project of Arts New Orleans, Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation launched in summer 2019 with the unveiling of five murals throughout the Arts District New Orleans. The exhibition now includes nine murals commissioned by local and international artists:
Etam Cru (Poland): 600 O’Keefe St.
Team A/C (New Orleans): 746 Tchoupitoulas St.
MOMO (New Orleans): Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St.
Brandan “B-Mike” Odums in partnership with Young Artist Movement (New Orleans): 636 Baronne St.
Carl Joe Williams (New Orleans): 827 Tchoupitoulas St.
Danaé Brissonnet (Quebec): 315 Julia St.
Jessica Strahan (New Orleans): 730 Baronne St.
Ayo Scott (New Orleans): 620 O’Keefe Ave.
Sanford Biggers (New York City): 900 Camp St.
Muralist selections were made by the Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation selection committee comprised of:
Andrea Andersson, Founding Director and Chief Curator of Rivers Institute for Contemporary Art & Thought
Chris Alfieri, Esq., Arts District New Orleans Resident and President & Board Chair, Prospect New Orleans
Danielle Del Sol, Executive Director, Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans
Leslie-Claire Spillman, Co-Owner/ Director, Spillman | Blackwell Fine Art + President, New Orleans Arts District Association
William Andrews, Director of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Wendo Brunoir, Artist
As New Orleans’ largest signature mural collection, Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation helps generate economic benefit for artists, stimulate pedestrian traffic in the area, and reinforce New Orleans’ position as a national and international destination for contemporary art.