Summer 2017 - Brooke Hoogendoorn & Julie Breaux



Brooke Hoogendoorn

Brooke was born and raised in New Iberia, Louisiana and has always been an artistic person.  She never understood what happiness her artistic side would bring until her first painting class as a senior in high school.  

Five years ago she discovered and enjoys the freedom that abstract paintings bring to her work.  She admits to rarely having “inspiration” for an abstract painting, but finds the magic in the layers, colors and shapes as the painting unfolds. 

Brooke’s work can be found throughout  the wonderful city of Lafayette, Louisiana.  In recent years she has branched out to Baton Rouge and also Mississippi.  She is well known for her furniture painting which she has specialized in for the past 13 years.  She was chosen as the poster artist for the New Iberia Gumbo Cook-Off three times.  She has also been a reoccurring participant since day one at Lafayette’s Art Walk and The Big Easel where she was chosen as the poster artist for The Big Easel in 2016.  

Brooke now resides in Lafayette with her wonderful husband, James, and her two, beautiful children Holland and Griffin. 

Brooke's Gallery 

Big Time, 54x54, $3,260Blue Mauve Shapes, 48x48, $2,630Busy Squares, 36x48, $2,000Color Fountain Next, 48x48, $2,300
Deep colors, 30x48, $1,820Diptych, 80x70, $5,600Forest Dance, 36x36, $1,675Many Shapes, 48x60, $3,200
Mauve-Lous, 48x48, $2,630Passion, 48x48, $2,630


Julie Breaux

Julie Breaux is a local artist from Lafayette, Louisiana and has been painting for 16 years.  Her work is best described as vibrant, colorful, impressionist painting primarily in acrylics.  She keeps her work lively and fresh with different subject matter and techniques.  Julie exhibits her work in Lafayette at both Antler's restaurants and also Ariondante Gallery in New Orleans.  She was recently named Times of Acadiana's Best Local Artist.  More of her work can be seen at  

Julie's Gallery

Abstract 1 - Blue and Gold,  36x48, $2,150Abstract 2 - Blue and Green, 30x40, $1,250Abstract 3 - Blues and Melon, 30x40, $1,250Abstract 4 - Warm Tones, 20x24, $600
Blue Floral, 20x24, $575Blue Hydrangeas, 20x24, $600Bluebirds and Hydrangeas, 24x30, $750Bosc Pears, 20x24, $600
Fiery Forest, 18x18, $475Louisiana Marsh, 36x48, $2,150Louisiana Oyster Shell, 36x48, $1,750

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