Meet the Artist
Frances Cibilich Gilcrease is a fine artist based in New Orleans. Her creative roots are deeply embedded in her upbringing in lower Plaquemines Parish and much of her artwork illustrates the waterways and natural life that surround the unique beauty of her hometown. She has a decade of experience as a talented art instructor in Plaquemines Parish schools and is committed to nurturing the artistic abilities and creative expression of her students. Attending the Orange Festival every December was a significant part of her childhood and she is honored to be chosen as the 2023 poster artist.