Note: $1,250 represents a 50% deposit on a $2,500 piece.
Beaded Portrait Series. In addition to Big Chief Demond's suits, he also creates intricately beaded portraits, which he recently exhibited at the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival as the first Mardi Gras Indian to ever be accepted in Contemporary Crafts.
Commissions. This hugely successful exhibit in Contemporary Crafts resulted in an immediate demand for portrait commissions. A 50% deposit is required to lock in a position on the waiting list. Final pricing may vary based on the size and detail of the commissioned piece. The subject of the portrait can be selected from the available options on the following page after clicking Purchase. For inquiries related to portraits not listed, please send an email on the Contact page with your request.
Pricing. Prices for commissions range from $2,500 - $3,500. To make a 50% deposit, select this option in the drop-down menu for Payment Option.