Thursday, May 29, 2014

In The View of Gus Bennett, Jr

The man is beyond Scrumptious. Whatever the it is; he shaped it.

See Gus' New Orleans People Project.

JACQUELYN HUGHES MOONEY  Visual Poet/Lecturer/Idealist-Dreamer/Seasoned Storytelling Woman...

 shaped her "rhythm & views" with daydreams, books, dollhouses & coloring books with exuberance as a child in her native New Orleans & later as a teen & adult in Southern California.She sees herself with a NOLa vibe with a West Coast groove.

Jacquelyn, rocking her vibrant rhythmical Big City Women quilted fiber art challenging the beholder to embrace the world with fire & passion.

"Moon" as she is affectionately called by close friends, often incorporate in the quilts, poetry & storytelling divergent patterns that can whisper or shout a compelling story. She want for people to appreciate that even "mistakes"/imperfections/ raw edges can have a beauty of its own.
Highly empathetic & intuitive, her sensitivity to others' plights is tempered with her belief that every person deserves dignity & respect which is the roots of her Fig Tree Project. With her mes affaires belle (my beautiful belongings), Jacquelyn still views the world with a child's wonder yet seasoned as a fully grown Big City Woman.


This official 2014 NEW ORLEANS PEOPLE PROJECT photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement by the 2013 NEW ORLEANS PEOPLE PROJECT or Photographer Gus Bennett, Jr.

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— with Jacquelyn Hughes Mooney in New Orleans, LA.

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