Interested in art from a young age, Usner has a bahcelor’s of fine arts, and a master’s in history. She is trained as an interior designer and taught at Delgado for over 20 years. A member of the St. Tammany Art Associate since 1997, her work has been shown at the Three Rivers Art Festival, New Iberia and Abita Springs en plein air events. Usner recently illustrated a book or poetry Nature All Around Us (2017) by David Campbell.

Usner’s 2018 exhibit at Longue Vue was titled, “Impressions: New Orleans,  Northshore, and Beyond.” It showcased her plein air work ranging from locations such as the top of the Smokey Mountains, sands of the Gulf Coast, and here at Longue Vue.

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