The Art of Mecca Burke


(Watercolor and ink on paper.)

“These are three parts of an ongoing portrait series whose purpose is to celebrate the local LGBTQ community.”

Must Be Jelly (Cuz Jam Don’t Shake Like that)

(Watercolor and ink on paper)

“Thighs are dope! There is movement, softness, and a jiggle and they should be celebrated.”

hard body

(Watercolor and ink on paper.)

“Masculinity is weird….”

Mecca Burke is a tattoo artist and illustrator working in New Orleans. She’s staying busy during the Quarantine working on painting and drawing, going a little stir-crazy in her 7th Ward home.