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ART BIO

LUKE FONTANA

NEW ORLEANS

VAIL

Luke Fontana is an internationally known New Orleans Historic Jazz photographer, Abstract Artist, Attorney at Law, Producer- Environmental Activist, and currently resides in Historic Faubourg Marigny District of New Orleans & in the Rockies, within the Gore Creek Mountain Range, White River National Forest, Vail, Colorado.

Mr. Fontana describes himself as a mixture between Paul Strand and Walker Evans w/taste of Henri Cartier Bresson.

Luke Fontana received a Photography Fellowship Grant from National Endowment of Arts, Wash DC to document Blacks in rural south during early 1970’s.

 Lucca titled his 1st work:

 

“VALLEY OF THE PECAN GATHERERS”

 

Luke Fontana considers this 1st project funded by a Photography Fellowship Grant from National Endowment of Arts to be his best work.  

 

Indeed Luke Fontana’s Artist enhanced photography on canvas of his “Valley of Pecan Gatherers” is now being viewed & sold internationally thru French website Artsper.  Also, several of his New Orleans Jazz original works of art are being shown internationally.

In New Orleans Luke Fontana has been featured at the following:

 

Simone Stern Art Gallery 

333 Royal Street

 

American Italian Cultural Center

 

New Orleans Art Center

3330 St Claude Av 

 

New Orleans Auction Art Gallery 

333 St Joseph Street

 

Rampart Art Gallery 

 

Frenchman Street Book Store

 

Lou Sahuc Photo Gallery

Jackson Square 

 

Neal Auction Gallery

 

In Vail Colorado, Luke Fontana’s Artist enhanced photography on canvas of New Orleans Jazz musicians is featured at Ein Prosit bar/restaurant/live music, Avon Colorado.

 

After 3 yrs photographing majestic spectral beauty of Gore Creek White Mountain National Forest mountain range, Luke Fontana is ready to pursue a Vail, Colorado Gallery.

 

Luke “Lucca” Fontana announced 3 days ago his candidacy for New Orleans City Council member to remove incumbent Kristin Palmer District A.

 

Mr Fontana’s main campaign platform:

 

“OPEN NEW ORLEANS”

 

https://www.openneworleans.com/

 

On Oct 13, 2020, Mr. Fontana is announcing his campaign on 13 different platforms. 

In 33 days, Luke Fontana working with info obtained on internet from Robert Kennedy Jr, will expose Bill Gates- Dr Anthony Fauci’s Plandemic pharma ploy plan for MANDATORY vaccinations, implantation Bill Gates microchips.

Bill Gates is buying off the WHO, CDC, & the criminal Medical Mafia Pharma industry injecting 74 aluminum mercury poisonous vaccines into bodies of infants, causing a massive PANDEMIC of diseases & deaths to countless millions.  All of this by courtesy of the Criminal Mafia Medical pharma industrial empire spearheaded by Bill Gates & Dr Anthony Fauci.

Mr, Fontana was a featured photographer in New Orleans’ city wide PhotoNOLA 2017 Exhibit.

His photographic promotion is featured on 72,000 NOPSI Hotel-New Orleans 2017 edition brochures.

Mr. Fontana’s vast body of works has been well received at New Orleans Auction Art Gallery.

Recognized as a New Orleans jazz photographer, who specializes in black & white silver gelatin images of the NOLA culture & Louisiana rural communities.

Luke Fontana’s photographs have been selected as part of the permanent collection of the Louisiana State Museum Jazz Collection & The Historic New Orleans Collection.

 

Luke Fontana is the Author of 2 Books:

 

Save Our Wetlands

 

New Orleans and her Jazz Funeral Marching Bands

 As a Producer:

Luke Fontana has received 3 New Orleans Municipal Endowment Grants to produce 13/30 min TV programs for Cox Cable Television titled:

 

Save our Wetlands Eco News.

 

Luke Fontana received 2 grants from New Orleans Jazz  Heritage Foundation to produce 13min film titled

” MERCY on the BAYOU”

 

www.mercyonthebayou.com

 

Luke Fontana Produced 2 Vinyl Record Albums:

 

1. DOWN in LOUISIANA featuring Trio Trinity: 

 BUTCH MUDBONE

 JEFF DAWSON

 LUKE FONTANA

 

BAYOU BONFOUCA BLUES

 This vinyl features Louisiana Music Hall of Fame Blue’s guitarist ERNIE VINCENT.

    

www.bayoubonfoucablues.com

 

All of Luke’s music can be listened to from here: 

https://lukefontana.com/music/

 

Luke’s Video’s can be here:

https://llukefontana.com/music/luke-fontana-videos/

 

Other Audio CDs Produced by Luke Fontana Include:

 

LUCA GOES SOLO

NEW ORLEANS 2ND LINE

 

Further Luke Fontana Productions:

“SAVE OUR WETLANDS”

Winner of the Film Festival 16MM Cindy Film Festival Award

 

“JAZZ FUNERAL FOR DEMOCRACY”

Winner of the Film Festival Awards from Atlanta to Toronto

 

“STOP KILLING THE CHILDREN”

A 13MM protest film against Skull & Bones President George H W. Bush’s $3 trillion $ criminal invasion of Iraq.

 

“ECO MARDI GRAS”

A 50 minute film directed by Hollywood Director, John Schindler, featuring a New Orleans’ Mardi Gras with an environmental twist.  In this classic film, Aerosmith sings “Voodoo Medicine Man.”

 

3 New Orleans Jazz Funerals:

 

Jazz Funerals of these Legends:

 

Tuba Fats

Louis Nelson

Alvin Baptiste

 

2 Protest Demonstrations against the Iraq invasion held in Congo Square

 

Luke Fontana Productions has many items for sale on his website lukefontana.com and  “MAKE MUSIC NOT WAR” items such as t-shirts, aprons, and tote bags

  

Anti-Bill Gates Posters

Individually signed limited edition of 25

$30 + $3= $33 net costs

https://lukefontana.com/product-category/art/

 

Phone 504-638-1528

 

www.lukefontana.com

www.mercyonthebayou.com

www.bayoubonfoucablues.com

https://open.spotify.com/artist/4fA4J30FeRuA4YfOhQ0tuB

 

#OPENNOLA

#OPENNEWORLEANS

 

God bless❤❤❤

 

Luke Fontana

Attorney at Law

www.lukefontana.com

lfproductionsbmi@gmail.com

Phone 504 638 1528

 

LUCCA🐬🐬🐬

 

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