Did you know? All the prints in [True Rest Float Spa] are by Philip Barousse a Vietnam Vet and contemporary artist who lives in Austin Texas. His work is inspired by paintings of 19th century impressionism artist such as Monet, Cezanne, Van Gough and Paul Gauguin. Look for his prints in the lobby and the […]
If you find yourself in Corpus Christi this Summer, be sure to stop at the Art Museum of South Texas to view the Julian Onderdonk exhibit, starting in May 2017. Take the time to view his paintings, and be sure to stop by the gift shop where you can purchase newly re-stocked Philip Barousse prints.
Have you ever seen the Blue Dog series by famous painter George Rodrigue? Well, Philip went to school with George at the USL Fine Arts School in Lafayette, Louisiana! The Blue Dog series has been an inspiration to Philip throughout the creation of his Boo Cat series. If you like Blue Dog, you might like […]
In honor of Pearl Harbor Day I wanted to share some of my vintage photos taken on Corregidor Island in the Philippines. These photos were taken in 1968 when I was serving in the Navy during the Vietnam war. The camera I used was a Cannon instamatic. Pictures are of Cannons of Corregidor and the […]
The Litter is a commissioned painting Philip did for a friend’s mother’s 90th birthday. Irene loves black cats and so became the theme of this piece. The painting features mom and dad cats in the tree with their ten black kittens below, representing Irene’s family. “Love mom’s smile, I think she likes this painting!”