365 New Orleans: Lyla Clayre


365 New Orleans is focused on local artists and businesses. Every single day, for one year, a new person or place will be highlighted. Follow along on Instagram: @365NewOrleans 


Lyla Clayre is a watercolor artist whose light and uplifting paintings are created on location to capture the essence of New Orleans’ iconic architecture and the southern landscape. 



1. What products and services do you offer? 

I sell original paintings and fine art prints, as well as creating custom artwork for clients. Custom work ranges from creating small custom house portraits to large original paintings for client’s homes to designing invitations for weddings and baby showers. 


2. How long have you been in business? 

I began selling my work in 2014, and I’ve been a full time artist for over two years now. For the first two years I was starting my business I worked for a local artist and I learned so much from that experience that I was able to translate into my own success. 


3. How do people find you online? 

I give out hundreds of cards at art markets and festivals, and many of my customers follow my Instagram @lylaclayre which links to my Shopify site.  There is also a Facebook page


4. What is lesser known about your business that you wish more people knew? 

I make all of the prints I sell in my studio.


5. Lagniappe Info. 

I also paint a lot of figurative pieces featuring women that I have exhibited with the art collective Femaissance. In the next year I will be expanding my portfolio of figurative paintings which are inspired by stories of women in mythology and art history. 


To purchase any of Lyla Clayre’s works – head to her social media accounts! 



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