We are Picquet Studios.
Picquet Studios is a Hotbed of Creativity, Dynamic Artwork and Imagery. It is primarily designed as a showcase for magnificent art and creativity. It is the brainchild of Wardell Picquet..
Who we are.
Wardell Picquet is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. In his hometown he was a Fine Artist, Art Magazine Publisher, Graphic Designer, Public School Elementary Art Teacher and High School Graphics Instructor. Wardell graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana under the tutelage of the famous late Artist, John T. Scott. Picquet, along with two partners, established and developed REDDOT, a Visual Arts Magazine. REDDOT was New Orleans’ first full-color Arts magazine, dedicated to the interests of Artists and Arts Organizations.
Wardell has lived in San Antonio, Texas since his displacement by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Here in San Antonio he has worked in the nonprofit Art sector with StoneMetal Press Printmaking Center and spent time as a member of SAVA (San Antonio Visual Artists), SAEAS (San Antonio Ethnic Arts Society), Msanii Afro Centric Artist Collective, Gevers Street Studio and the Artist Group, Art at the Jalapeno. He worked as an Art Instructor for the 21st Century Program under the Carver Community Cultural Center. For the past ten years, Wardell Picquet has been training the next generation of Graphic Design professionals in his role as Full-time Graphic Design Instructor at Sanford Brown College - San Antonio (formerly IADT - the International Academy of Design and Technology).
Picquet’s artistic interests include Drawing, Illustration, Painting, Collage, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Sculpture, Sequential Art and 3D Design. He likes dealing with color, pattern, texture, shape, contrast, abstraction and the overwhelming magnificence of the human form. He continues on his personal quest to blend all of these Artistic pursuits into a cohesive and aesthetic whole.