Kevin Edrick Munster

New Orleans

 

“I love how the painting starts to come to life from an idea with each brushstroke.”


Kevin Edrick Munster is a self-taught artist who finds inspiration in the culture of his hometown, New Orleans. After facing significant loss (including the destruction of his life’s artwork) in Hurricane Katrina, Kevin embarked on a mission to recapture the beauty of New Orleans and its residents through his paintings. Creating art has also helped Kevin personally by increasing his self-confidence. Just as Kevin’s art illustrates the resilience of the people of New Orleans, Kevin is optimistic that he can “bounce back and get back on [his] feet” by creating and selling art.


“One challenge or struggle that I have dealt with is facing the fact that I have a disability. I am an educated person that fell on hard times to my long struggle with my disability. I had a hard time dealing with the stigma that goes along with it. I’m now more aware that there are many others that live with the same disabilities that I have. My art allows me to creatively express myself.”


Kevin has loved making art since he was a young child. He originally learned how to draw from his grandfather and would spend his free time sketching superheroes. After Hurricane Katrina, Kevin’s first painting depicted a costumed Mardi Gras float rider in front of a blighted house in Louisiana. This painting inspired him to create more images of New Orleans and its residents.


“I find myself constantly brainstorming new ideas to work on.”


Kevin is proud to hold a master’s degree in education, and he works diligently to dispel stereotypes surrounding disabilities. Creating art has given Kevin a greater sense of peace about his situation and makes him feel empowered.


“My art allows me to creatively express myself.”

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Prints by Kevin Edrick Munster

Biggie Smalls
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Louis Armstrong- What a Wonderful World
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

The Benson Boogie in the Superdome
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Uncle Lionel Baptiste- Treme Jazz Band Musician
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Waiting on the First Batch of Crawfish After Katrina
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

#7 at LSU
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Are You Gonna Go My Way- Lenny Kravitz
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Bless You Boys
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Dr John
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Drew Brees #9 Going Deep
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Foot Locker Jazz Band
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Jazz Musician
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Jimmy Buffett- It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Louis Armstrong- La Vie en Rose
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Louis Armstrong- When You're Smiling The Whole World Smiles With You
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Professor Longhair Going to Mardi Gras
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Purple Rain- Prince
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Right Place Wrong Time
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

The Bead Tree on Charles Ave after Mardi Gras
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

The Blocked Punt by Steve Gleason
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Through the Eyes of a Mardi Gras Float Rider
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Trombone Shorty Jazzin' It Up
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Whistle Head at the Dome
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Woofin' It at the Jazz Fest
Kevin Edrick Munster

From $ 75.00

Originals by Kevin Edrick Munster

Biggie Smalls
Kevin Edrick Munster

$ 2,000.00

Trombone Shorty
Kevin Edrick Munster

$ 2,000.00

Mardi Gras Bead Tree on Canal St
Kevin Edrick Munster

$ 3,000.00

Woofin It at the Jazz Fest
Kevin Edrick Munster

$ 3,000.00

Products by Kevin Edrick Munster

Biggie Smalls Tote Bag
Kevin Edrick Munster

$ 35.00

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