Resume 2015

Su Stella, 436 Topeka, Shreveport, LA 71101, 318-676-8010


HOSTS-Highland Open Studio Tour Sundays- with Curt Harville- Monthly Art Event started in May 2013.

The first Sunday of every month we open our art studios to the public. My studio is the anchor house, and is always open. HOSTS is a self guided art tour that changes monthly. Highland artists open their studios and we find places for out of the area artist to set up. We average 7 locations and 4 artists or musicians at each spot monthly.


2015 Highlights

Cirque Du Soleil – Scenic Paint- Bossier LA

Career Advancement Grant – from the State of Louisiana

Sister City- I approached Salida Colorado to be a Sister City for HOSTS- They accepted

Surviving the Storm – Art Exhibit – Montgomery College - Takoma Maryland



B.E.S.T.  Art Training- Shreveport Arts Council, Shreveport LA- 2013

Artist Entrepreneurial Training –Shreveport Arts Council, Shreveport, La -2012

B.E.S.T class at LSUS- Shreveport, LA: Business Entrepreneurial Success Training- 2010

Art Institute of Boston-Boston, MA: Fine Arts Certificate – 1983-88



Fun to Grow- Magale Library – Centenary College, Shreveport LA - 2013

Multi Cultural Center, Shreveport LA: “Hurricane Damage” -2010

Rock Star Cosmetics, Shreveport, LA: “Faces of Beauty” -2010

Gallerie Tellumbrun, Schaffhausen, Switzerland: “Possible Impossibilities” - 1992

Crowne Plaza, Seattle, WA: “By Myself” -1988



Sucker Punch Rally- Shreveport Fair Grounds- 2015

Library Macabre- Shreveport Arts Council/ ArtSpace Shreveport 2014

Rich Table – Shreveport Arts Council/ Municipal Auditorium - Shreveport LA 2014

Cuban Liquor- Permanent Installation of Cuban Village- 2014

Cargo- SRAC Awarded- turned a cargo container into Louisiana Gift Shop- Shreveport LA 2014

GIFTS- ArtSpace, Shreveport LA 2013

Karpeles Museum, Shreveport, LA: Heart of Nature- Su Stella & P. Viviano- 2013



Shreveport Arts Council, Shreveport LA: “Artists’ Entrepreneur Debut Exhibition” -2013

Magale Library, Shreveport LA: Local Color “NW LA’s Celebration of the Louisiana Bicentennial,” -2012

Bossier Arts Council, Bossier LA:- “Behind the Mask” Invitational Show- 2012
Barnwell Arts Center- Shreveport, LA: Patriots Dreams Show- 2011
Bossier Arts Council-“Valentines Show” & fundraiser –2011
ArtSpace,  Shreveport, LA. “Deck the Halls,” 2007


Meadows Museum – Shreveport, LA: Triennial II, 2010-Painting

Barnwell Memorial Arts Center- Shreveport- “The Holidays” Juried holiday art show-     2012

Barnwell Arts Center- Shreveport- “Mardi Gras Show”- Juried exhibition 2011

Bywater Art Market- New Orleans, LA, 2003-05


Non Juried Shows

ArtSpace, Shreveport, LA: Critical Mass: – 2015

ArtSpace, Shreveport, LA: Critical Mass: – 2014

ArtSpace, Shreveport, LA: Critical Mass: – 2013

ArtSpace, Shreveport, LA.: “Impromptu” – 2011


THEATER- Set paint and decoration

Cirque Du Soleil – Bossier LA 2015

Bus Stop- LA House of Props & River City Reps- Bossier LA 2013

A Trip to Bountiful- Shreveport Little Theater- LA-

To Kill a Mocking Bird-Shreveport Little Theater- LA 2014

Diary of Anne Frank- Shreveport Little Theater- LA 2014

The Game’s Afoote- Shreveport Little Theater- LA 2014

Venus in Fur- LA House of Props & River City Reps- Bossier LA 2014

A Little Princess- Shreveport Little Theater- LA 2014

Shrek the Musical- Shreveport Little Theater- LA 2014

Addams Family- Shreveport Little Theater- LA 2014

The Gin Game – LA House of Props & River City Reps- Bossier LA 2014

Three in a Van- Shreveport Little Theater 2015

All My Sons- Shreveport Little Theater 2015

Smell of Greasepaint- Shreveport Little Theater 2015




ARTBREAK- Shreveport, LA- Third Grade Days & Public weekend- 2015

ARTBREAK- Shreveport, LA- Third Grade Days & Public weekend- 2014

ARTBREAK- Shreveport, LA- Third Grade Days- 2013

MAD Café Home School – Bossier City, LA - taught groups of home schoolers 2008-2011

 Barnwell Center- Shreveport, LA: “Art after Hours” adult painting class 2007- 2010

Shreveport Arts Council Shreveport, LA “Music is the Muse”- Art Residency- 2008-09

Shreveport Parks & Recreation Shreveport, LA: Taught Summer teen art program 2009

Renzi Center- Shreveport- Teach after school art to kids from 6- 13 years. 2008-09           

Shreveport Parks & Recreation Shreveport, LA: afterschool program 2007-09

ArtBreak- Shreveport, LA taught 3rd grade days and the public art. 

Barnwell Center- Shreveport, LA: One day glass workshop- 2008             

ArtSpace- Shreveport, LA: Saturday workshops, field trip groups and parties- 2008-09    



Local Artist Spotlight Show- KPXJ- CW 21- Featured Artist Episode 1 Season 1-July 2012

Women’s Department Club- Shreveport LA- Spoke about the joys of art-February 2011

Shreveport Art Club- Spoke about watercolor skills and supplies- March 2011

Meadows Museum – Shreveport, LA: Triennial guest speaker- 2010-

LPB TV- One of seven artists selected for to be featured on a television show 2009



UNSCENE-Doo Dah Parade- 15 kids decorated & paraded - 2015

Margaritaville- murals with the Chris Opp team - 2013

HOSTS- Highland Open Studio Tour Sundays-  Co Founder monthly art show – May 2013

Airline High School Bossier, LA: Mentor Janae Richardson Mosaic Park Bench Project -2012

Multi Cultural Center – ‘First Annual Fashion Award’ – Winner –Jewelry category

Mardi Gras Shop Soap- Artist/ Owner of this wholesale /retail internet shop 2011

Shreveport Tourist Bureau Mural – Hired as Freelance Artist- Drew & Painted- May 2011

“Dogs with Jobs” 2010 Public Art Project- selected by SRAC to produce 4 large cut outs

 “Art Affaire in the Garden Co Founder with Freda Powell - 2009



Trammels Trace, Jefferson Texas- living history re enactors 2008- 2010

Zombie Walk: Shreveport, LA- Make up for Zombies 2009

Municipal Ghost Tours- Shreveport, LA 2007-08

Pioneer Heritage Center- 2007-09 Shreveport- Wore period clothing, taught & sold art.


ArtSpace- Shreveport, LA- Dead Celebrity Ball- Fundraiser 2011

ArtSpace- Shreveport, LA- Zombie - 2012

Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s Art & Travel Auction, Baton Rouge 2009-2010
Bossier Arts Council, Bossier City, LA.: Artini’-  2010- 11

How Katrina Plays, Los Angeles, California:  2012

SRAC since 2006, LPB- Louisiana Public Broadcasting (2 years)- Rock Star Cosmetics Fund Raiser, Renzi Center and more…


Shreveport Dog Park Alliance- Louisiana- Fund Raiser-Jewelry Vendor -September 2012

Aavenge Pit Bull Rescue- Chicago, IL, Rock Island Community Foundation Grant  2012

Self Published Educational Activity Books “I Got a Bad Rap” & “Love Your Dog” 2010


Fairs and Festivals

Makers Fair- Shreveport, LA: 2009- 2014

Farmers Market- Shreveport, LA: 2006-2009, 2012
Noel Methodist Church Community- Shreveport. LA. 2009- 2011- 2013

Artmania- Washington LA- Demonstrated and vendor- September 2011

Pioneer Heritage Days- Vendor- 2007-2012

Highland Jazz and Blues Festival-  Shreveport, LA. 2007-09, 2012

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church- Shreveport, LA.: 2008

Additional events

Rose Center, Farmers Market, Everything Green Expo, Home Decorator Show, Greenwood Festival, Dixie Gin Sunflower Fest,


“Zombie Apocalypse” Shreveport, LA: make up & props 2009

Dream, Pierre Studios- Mooringsport Louisiana, created movie props- 2010-12

“The Gates” -2010- television series, signage, props, and extra 2009



Sciport Shreveport, LA: 2008- Sci-Port First Place- Adult Art and Science Competition.

Philadelphia House Shreveport, LA Calendar competition -



“Zombie Apocalypse” – Shreveport, LA: movie- Painted Zombies   -2009

 ArtSpace- Shreveport “Art of the Tattoo Exhibit   Henna tattoo - 2009-

ArtSpace- Shreveport Bass Master Classic with ESPN top brass 2009-

 Capri’s Nightclub- ‘Ed Hardy Fashion Show’ faux tattoos on the models bodies 2010

Additional Projects - at the Capri’s Night Club Halloween Party, State Fair of Louisiana, Sam’s Club Holiday Party, and Shreveport Police Pancake Breakfast.



Louisiana Road Trips- Writer of Monthly Articles about events in our state 2006- 2014

‘I Got a Bad Rap’ – Activity book for teens about the perils of dog fighting

‘Wish I Had Asked’- A 100 page question book for families

‘Love Your Dog’- Writing and coloring book for kids

















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