Gerry Claude
Education: Gerry Claude is a New
Orleans native. Gerry  received her
Professional Institute, the College of
William and Mary. This college was
recommended to her by the late Walt

Medium: Gerry creates wonderful pen
& ink and watercolor renditions of
historical New Orleans Architecture and
life in and around our great city.  Best
known for her work in pen & ink and
watercolor, she has worked in all media.
Gerry strives for self-expression with the
use of detail and realism. All of her work
is original.  She can be commissioned to
draw or paint your home, pets, or other
favorite subject.

Background: Gerry Claude has
recently retired from the Post Office and
is now a full time professional artist
again. Before she went back to her
maiden name she painted under her
married name of Gerry Cottrell.

Recognition:  She is the past president
of New Orleans Art Association and
Metairie Art Guild.  New Orleans Times
Picayune art critics  speak positively of  
her talent and creativity. She has
received over 100 awards. And has
been accepted in many juried
exhibitions. One of her favorite honors
was when her drawings of a tree hung in
an exhibit in the New Orleans Museum
of Art.

Correspondence: Gerry can be contacted for
appointments for commissions and to see her art
work in her studio at
"Butterflies" took Honorable Mention at
the March Lakeside Show.
"Parade Lights" took 3rd Place at the
February WTC Show.
for the July Show, 2007:
"Old Blacksmith Shop"