About the Book
Includes images of the elaborately-costumed members of the Society of St. Anne who congregate and form a walking parade each Mardi Gras morning in New Orleans, Louisiana.
This book contains black & white and color street portraits taken from 1998-2010 by photographer Kathy Scherer.
A Louisiana native, Kathy Scherer discovered her love of photography while attending Louisiana State University’s School of Art in 1994. She is an artist member of Baton Rouge Gallery–Center for Contemporary Art & the New Orleans Photographic Alliance. Her portfolios include The Society of St. Anne, Bella Italia, From the Seashore, and Pilgrimage – Memphis in August. Katherine strives to create a visual narrative that is personal and compelling and that successfully communicates her interpretation of the environment and experience of which she has been a part in an engaging way. Her work has been exhibited at the Naomi Silva Gallery - Atlanta; the Contemporary Art Center - New Orleans; Brunner Gallery at the Shaw Center for the Arts - Baton Rouge; and the Louisiana State Archives. Visit www.katherinescherer.com for more information.