New Orleans artist Willie Birch references the iron patterns on his door as we talk about ancestors, Sankofa, and our need to "find out where we are from to know where we are going". Stay tuned for more stories. ©Zack Smith 2016

New Orleans artist Willie Birch references the iron patterns on his door as we talk about ancestors, Sankofa, and our need to "find out where we are from to know where we are going". Stay tuned for more stories. ©Zack Smith 2016

I am very excited to announce that the second phase of My Louisiana Muse has begun. I hope that you stay tuned to this website, blog, and the social media outlets related to it, to continue to hear and see the stories of Louisiana artists. Please visit and subscribe to the BLOG to be a part of the conversation.