Archdiocese of New Orleans – Plastering Apprentice Ryan Moret’s PSA
New Orleans Master Crafts Guild’s works to end poverty
New Orleans Master Crafts Guild and Catholic Charities for Human Development PSA
New plaster apprentice Darrius Butler is introduced to a new project – repairing the Bandstand near the Peristyle at City Park.
Master blacksmith Darryl Reeves leads the apprentices on a major replace and restoration of finials on the historic fence around Jackson Square in the heart of the French Quarter.
For a contemporary home whose owners wanted a historical traditional New Orleans wrought iron gate.
Master Plasterer Jeff Poree + apprentices restore ceiling medallions from a grand New Orleans home.
Master blacksmith Darryl Reeves leads ironwork apprentices Joshua Jean-Pierre and Brandon Smith on a major restoration of the historic fence at the Xiques House in the French Quarter.
Master Blacksmith Darryl Reeves and The Guild repair and restore historic wrought iron benches in Jackson Square.
The Delphine House is a piece of musical architecture built in 2015 by Swoon and Darryl Reeves in collaboration with the community-arts non-profit New Orleans Airlift. (photography by Samuel Liebert) View more images here.
Master Blacksmith Darryl Reeves, apprentices, and volunteers work to restore a home in the 7th Ward
Jeff Porée and Plastering Apprentices Work on Home in the French Quarter
Jeff Porée Receives Louisiana Folklife Award
The Louisiana Folklife Month luncheon honoring tradition bearer Jeff Porée brought together the largest gathering of New Orleans Master Plasterers in recent memory.
Documentary Film Shoot at Andrew’s Welding & Blacksmit Shop
Master Blacksmith Darryl Reeves and his Guild ironwork apprentices were the subjects of a multiple day shoot that was part of a major documentary film project . . . shot on 35mm film!
A “Plasterer’s Paradise” is when virtuoso plastering skills, passed down from generation to generation, are called upon to produce a masterpiece that will last for ages.
New Orleans Master Crafts Guild at the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
The New Orleans Master Crafts Guild conducted plastering and blacksmithing demonstrations to the delight of huge audiences at the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Master Plasterer Jeff Porée at Tulane University
Master Plasterer Jeff Poree gives a lecture to Professor Teresa Parker Farris’ class at Tulane University
Ironwork Apprentices on Site
Ironwork apprentices install aluminum job
Joshua Jean-Pierre, Ironwork Apprentice
Ryan Moret, Plaster Apprentice
Plastering Apprentice Ryan Moret recorded an audio PSA for the Archdiocese of New Orleans that is in broadcast rotation on area FM and AM radio stations.
Joshua Jean-Pierre, Ironwork Apprentice Stands with Custom Wrought-Iron Gate
Master Craftsmen Darryl Reeves at The Battle of New Orleans
Photos from Clarion Herald Feature (Photographer Frank Methe)