Christina Pappion

Pappion Artistry

413 Girod Street 70448

Mandeville, LA 



Christina is a professional artist and live event painter from New Orleans, Louisiana. Christina first fell in love with painting when she was in high school; learning to paint at a young age had a lasting impact on Christina. It was there that she discovered that differences are not only acceptable they are beautiful. It was this discovery that gave Christina the courage to continue to chase her dreams and has led her to where she is now. Christina uses her impressionistic style to capture magical moments for countless brides, custom portraits and original pieces inspired by Jazz fest and her hometown.


Christina is an accomplished artist, she has painted personalized portraits for celebrities and has painted cleats for the New Orleans Saints’ “My Cause My Cleats” initiative for the last two years. She submitted fifteen of the twenty designs and two of her custom cleats were named best in the nation. Last year, Christina painted live at the Crescent City Classic and prints of her painting from the event are considered a collectors’ item. Her paintings are featured in the Healing Art initiative by St. Tammany Hospitals. Having attended Jazz Fest as a young girl, Christina is living her dream by displaying her art there for the third year in a row. In addition to painting for celebrities, brides, and corporations,


Christina is also a certified etiquette consultant. With all this, a husband, and two beautiful daughters, Christina lives a very full life; she daily finds the time to escape to her private studio and paint with the sound of jazz music filling the room.