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Festival International Selects Cayla Zeek as Official 2017 Visual Artist

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CAYLA ZEEK (PHOTO COURTESY: FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL) CAYLA ZEEK (PHOTO COURTESY: FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL)

Festival International de Louisiane announced Cayla Zeek as the Official 2017 Visual Artist. Zeek has created a piece that captures the spirit and joy of the nation's largest international music festival.

L' ami à plumes de la Fête will be on display at La Fête du Festival, a ticketed fundraising event on November 11th at Warehouse 535 and will be up for silent auction. Cayla Zeek is from Lafayette, LA and graduated in 2015 from the University of Louisiana with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Her art is characterized by mixed media layering process with watercolor, pen, charcoal, acrylic and oil on paper or canvas.

"For as long as I can remember, I have been drawn to symbols of birds in story-telling as a tool to foreshadow an event," says Zeek. "In this particular piece, the Brown Pelican characterizes the southern setting of Festival International de Louisiane and acts as a bearer of the festival to come." Drawn out from the bird is an offering of diverse flags from the many nations tied to this francophone festival and local community. The playfulness in the figures of this piece encompass the whimsical spirit of music, art, and people - the core ingredients that give Festival International de Louisiane its unique flavor. "My eagerness to attend Festival International is something I have felt annually since I went to my first one as a young gal," notes Zeek. "I wanted L' ami à plumes de la Fête to represent that feeling of anticipation for this exceptional event."
 
"Cayla is extremely talented and has created a masterpiece that accurately represents the francophone and international heritage that Festival stands for," says Stephen Gaubert, Festival International's Board President. Zeek's design will serve as the inspiration for the official Festival poster and cloisonné pin.

The 5-day festival is held in April transforming downtown Lafayette, Louisiana into an entertainment mecca. 
Celebrate 31 years of Festival International de Louisiane, April 26-30, 2017

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