Mandie Manzano was born in Louisiana amidst the world famous cajun gumbo crawfish étouffée. As you can see from some of her work, she has been influenced by the natural exuberant colors that come out of the Mardi Gras City. Her artworks has been featured across the globe, and is easily recognized for its unique and colorful combinations of light and color.
Mandie studied at SELU for Visual Arts and decided that Illustration was her passion. She works as a professional Illustrator & Artist for several companies and has licensed her work to many stores and businesses around the world.
2009 * Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery Student Exhibit, Hammond
2010 * Featured at Studio 19 - Covington, LA - Covington Three Rivers Festival, Covington
2011 * Published in the 2011 Drawing Day Book
2011 Slidell Mixed Media Art Exhibit, Slidell
2011 * Featured on www.buzzfeed.com 'The Art of Mandie Manzano'
Trending Article by “Ash”
2011 * Featured on MTV Brazil trending news in the Arts
2011 * Featured on GeeksAreSexy.net “Amazing Stained-Glass Style by Mandie Manzano” Article
2011 * Featured on VSauce News - Youtube Sensation News Blogger
2012 * Featured Artist of the week on Artsyhome.com
2012 * Published in Disney Junior Magazine by Evergreen Publisher SDN, Asia
2012 * Featured in 9gag.com most popular trending art on the internet
2012 * Designtaxi’s 10 most popular trending stories on the internet - “New
stained glass effect' pop art by Mandie Manzano
2013 * Featured Artist RAW: New Orleans “Discovery” Exhibition at Eiffel Society, New Orleans
2013 * Featured Artist with Home Decor Kess InHOUSE Co.
2013 * Some Enchanted Evening Exhibition, Heritage Park, Slidell
2013 * DreamWorks Animation Fine Arts Artist included “Turbo” Gallery, Ogden
2013 * Featured Artist at Pelicans on Parade Olde Towne “Flock” Party - Three Diva’s & A Sugar Daddy - Slidell
2014 * City I’m Proud to Call Home Winning Art Piece for The Leadership Northshore 2014 Class Team Pride
2014 * Featured Artist in Arts Evening 2014 - City Hall, Slidell
2014 * Featured in Slidell Magazine & Times Picayune - Nola.com
2014 * Featured Artist in Some Enchanted Evening - Heritage Park, Slidell
2014 * Featured Artist with iKase - “Once Upon A Time” Collection for travel, France
2014 * Nominated for “Best Fan Artist” for The LonCon 3 Hugo Awards in August- London, England - http://www.loncon3.org/2014hugos.php
2014 * Collection & Works located in over 500 stores worldwide with The Kase Stores International