J. Gaston originally from Paris showed his special gift of painting at an early age. He studied at the Institute of Fine Art and exhibited at the prestigious Expo des Beaux in Paris. Gaston is best known for paintings depicting old-world European street scenes. He favors charming market places, villages and city vistas. Gaston visits New Orleans several times a year and enjoys painting the Vieux Carrier. He finds it architecture and European charm irresistible.