508 S. Rendon St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Lu Griffin-Tucker was born to French speaking parents in a small town called Golden Meadow on Bayou Lafourche in South Louisiana.
Lu received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts from the University of New Orleans in 1981.While at the university she also attended the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts where she studied classical portrait, figure and landscape painting in pastel and oil under Ausekelis Ozols and Dell Weller. In addition she studied portraiture privately with New Orleans Artists James Michalopolous, Martin Ahrens, and Bob Graham. While studying she gained practical experience by working as a portrait artist on Bourbon St. and Jackson Square in the French Quarter of New Orleans. You can still find Lu most weekends on Jackson Square doing portraits & selling her wildlife paintings. A % of the proceeds from the sales of LA Landscapes & Wildlife is donated to the Preservation of our Wetlands.