Bertha Exhibit at Melba’s in New Orleans!

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Melba’s in New Orleans serves po’boys with some books on the side. Shreveport author and artist Bertha Harris is the latest to have her books distributed at New Orleans restaurant. Henrietta Wildsmith, Shreveport Times Published 10:12 a.m. CT Nov. 7, 2019 | Updated 10:31 a.m. CT Nov. 8, 2019 New Orleans — When Gloria Decuir … [Read more…]

Bertha’s Purses!

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Bertha now paints artwork directly onto purses! You can buy one of these unique, truly one-of-a-kind purses for prices ranging from $45–80. View them under the “Bertha’s Artwork” menu. Contact her directly to purchase.

38th Annual Natchitoches–NSU Folk Festival

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Bertha will be exhibiting at this annual family-friendly Folk Festival at NSU in Natchitoches this weekend. (From their website): Folk cultures are sustained when the torch of tradition is passed from one generation to the next. Communities are strengthened and lives given greater meaning as masters of traditional arts share their inheritance with new tradition … [Read more…]

Sunflower Trail & Festival

Red River Crossing Histrorical & Cultural Association
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Bertha will be exhibiting many of her artworks including some new ones. Several of her artworks include sunflowers.

New Painting! Women Rally @ Courthouse!

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In January of 2017, on the Saturday after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, hundreds of women from all walks of life and from all over the region gathered at the historic Caddo Parish Courthouse to rally in solidarity for women’s rights and human rights in general. Bertha completed this inspiring painting of this historic … [Read more…]

Small Business Saturday Sale ALL NOVEMBER!

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Bertha Harris is celebrating Small Business Saturday all the rest of November, not just the Saturday after Thanksgiving! Print out the coupon (tap or click it to open it in a blank tab, and print it from there, or just show it to Bertha on your phone) and save 10–25% on artwork this season. Click here to see … [Read more…]

Bertha’s Book now an eBook!

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Bertha’s gripping autobiography The Courage to Rise Again: A Journey from Tears to Testimony is now available as an eBook from Smashwords for only $9.99! It’s soon to be available from other vendors as well. This version requires an EPUB v3 compatible e-Reader application. This edition has color versions of most of the images from the print … [Read more…]

Bertha at Red River Revel 2016!

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Bertha Cooper Harris will be at the Red River Revel 2016! Come visit her and see her new paintings, including these: Also check out her Artist’s Page at the Revel’s website!

Folk Art Gallery Featured in The Times

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Bertha’s Folk Art Gallery, scheduled to open mid-May in Shreveport’s historic Highland Art District, was featured in the Tuesday, April 12 issue of the Shreveport Times.

Monochrome Series

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Bertha Harris Views Art in Black & White It’s not a matter of the world is only Black & White, but sometimes we can see differences and details become clearer if we have to only use two basic colors controlling a painting. Some people would call this primitive art or simple folk art, but the … [Read more…]