Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Fest selects official poster design painted by Christopher Turner
The 2018 Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival poster, depicting New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian, are being sold. This year’s collectible poster was designed by none other than artist Christopher Turner
“The New Orleans Indians performance at the 2017 Jazz Fest was a highlight for everyone who attended,” said Henry Turner, producer/director of the Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival. “I’m happy to celebrate our culture and the new tradition of the festival poster” said Turner. This tremendous tribute to one of New Orleans’ great treasures.”
Turner’s poster titled “Big Chief: A painting of a New Orleans Indian” is the first in what festival producers promise will be a series of musician-designed posters to come.
Unsigned posters are $40. Artist-signed prints are $100. Order at www.