FRENCHY PAINTS WITH SOUL AND CELEBRATION
as he travels the world capturing live music performances, festivals, fundraisers and sporting events with style and finesse. From his palette comes vibrantly colored brush strokes inspired by rhythms and melodies, giving emotions a shape in real time. His vivid, energetic pieces captivate art collectors, sports fans and music lovers alike, as if they had the best seat in the house. Based in the talent-rich city of New Orleans, Frenchy is an ambassador to the arts and a bastion of creativity.
WHO IS FRENCHY?
Born to a boxer and a saint on August 16th, 1970, in the industrial New England town of Lowell, Mass., Randy Leo Frechette -– a.k.a. Frenchy –- has been drawing since he could grip a pencil. In grade school he impressed friends with caricatures of teachers and classmates, but he did not realize his true calling until The Boston Horns approached him in Orlando and persuaded him to paint their performance live in 1994. Since then, Frenchy’s presence has filled venues both large and small with an explosion of creative spirit.
New Orleans has been his home, and his muse, since 1997, where the eclectic street and music scene continuously inspire his creative expression to new levels. Immediately immersed into the sights and sounds of New Orleans, he could be found in music clubs such as the Maple Leaf Bar almost any night of the week, mastering his “acousti-optics” with musical legends such as the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass Band and James and Glen Andrews with Tuba Fats in Jackson Square. Frenchy quickly became
His artistry in motion eventually garnered the ... more