Louisiana artist residing in St. Tammany Parish, Georgie Dussouy received a BA degree from LSUNO in 1971 with a Major in fine Arts.  Upon graduation she worked as a graphic artist for a prominent New Orleans advertising studio where she executed designs for use in television commercials, assisted in development of designs concepts for a public utility and created watercolor renderings for marketing purposes for St. Tammany Parish and Tangipahoa Parish Home builders Assoc. and designed personalized doormats and directors chairs to be sold in mail order catalogs, such as :  Pervis, Paragon and Spiegel.  Designed and executed many diverse freelance projects including retail business logos, custom house portraits, commissioned and hand painted needle point canvases and watercolor paintings for private collections.  In addition, between 1991 and 20002, she designed seven silk screen posters for the St. Tammany Parish Fair Association and four silk screen posters for the Bayou Lacombe Crab Festival.  Her numerous exhibit awards also include a prestigious purchase award by the St. Tammany Parish Commission on Cultural Affairs and the Grumbacher Award for Excellence.  In 1991 she began studying the classical style of the Grand Masters with mentor Larry Casso, founder of the Baton Rouge Fine Arts Academy.  Georgie will continue her love of art and to enjoy the fellowship and the positive environment associated with the academy for years to come. ( Georgie's Bio)