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Art at the Market (feat. Samantha Galactica)

Join St. Roch Market New Orleans in our monthly celebration of the arts! Each month, we showcase the talent of a local artist and a gallery of their work, with pieces available to purchase. Enjoy on-the-house whiskey tastings and half-off all whiskey drinks when ordered from a seat at The Mayhaw, plus dining selections from the market’s diverse lineup of award-winning vendors.


SAMANTHA GALACTICA is a live event artist and creative coach in New Orleans, LA. Originally from Maine, she moved to Louisiana in 2017 and has steadily been making a name for herself as an emerging artist. She creates acrylic painted artworks live, broadcasts art lessons and tips online and even makes time to paint portraits her favorite comedians. In 2018, she was able to paint live for a limited engagement at Marigny Brasserie (640 Frenchmen St. New Orleans) and painted some amazing local musicians there. She captured the energetic atmosphere and painted the final Creative Mirror by Crisp Creative show at the Art Garage ( Samantha was also commissioned to paint the historic St. Roch Market during the holidays. This painting is on display at their New Orleans location. (

Samantha not only painted these exciting events but also appeared on her first podcast (Nice Guys On Business), exhibited with the international art show Creative Mirror ( as well as Tacos & Art at The Howlin’ Wolf NOLA.

Samantha is featured as a broadcaster on XOTV ( and is a VIP-level broadcaster on Periscope where she has streamed live since 2016. On Youtube she shares tips for becoming an artist and teaches how to paint in acrylic. In early 2018 Samantha also became a certified fine art instructor by Grumbacher and has been teaching art in-person within her community to students of all ages and abilities.

To learn more about Samantha, visit


Interested in showing your work at our next Art at the Market? Email Brian Baskin at

Earlier Event: February 19
First-Time Home Buyers Workshop
Later Event: February 20
Whiskey Wednesday