Steele Thibodeaux, American Contemporary Folk Artist, draws deeply
in her work from the wellspring of the rich cultural heritage of
her home in US deep south, including her own family history.
a degree in Interior Design, she is self-taught, and began painting
in 1990. She has a naïve style that delights collectors from all
corners of the world, including the United States, Canada, Europe,
Australia and as far as China. Thibodeaux's meticulous attention
to detail and willingness to communicate on the life and times of
the people and artifacts that intrigue both her loyal collectors
and people who encounter her work for the first time have contributed
to her growing stature as an accomplished artist of the folk art
Steele Thibodeaux concentrates mostly on scenes from the past...American
Primitive Portraits, Biblical Verses, and scenes from the Old South.
She especially loves to paint the people and places of Louisiana.
In addition to being owned by private collectors worldwide, her
work has been shown in Galleries such as:
Oh Yes!, Washington, DC
Municipal Art Gallery, Jackson, Mississippi
Oak Emporium, Ridgeland, SC
Primitive Eye Gallery, Scottsdale, Georgia
Rodetoren4 Galerie Naieve Kunst, Zutphen, the Netherlands
Abita Folk Art, Abita Springs, Louisiana
The Grapevine Gallery, Covington, Louisiana
The Persian Boy Gallery, French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana
Royal Street Art, Jackson, Mississippi
Concepts Gallery, Lafayette, Louisiana
very first painting was called 'Dinner on the Grounds', and was
bought by an artist in Mississippi for $12. That event inspired
her to continue, and today her paintings are being enjoyed by folk
art fans from around the world.