Tanya Dischler has a unique way of expressing her interest in nature. Her subjects include animals, birds, fish, frogs, the flora and fauna of South Louisiana, and anything else that imposes itself on her imagination. Dischler’s paintings are mysterious and intensely bright acrylics that possess the visual and visceral impact of abstraction, while the subject matter of each painting remains easily recognizable. Read more at threeriversartfestival.com. An established Southern Louisiana artist, Tanya Firmin Dischler currently lives in Mandeville. Dischler studied at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University and various artist workshops throughout the United States, Mexico, France and Indonesia.