HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Houma native and artist has used his talents to shine a national spotlight on the connection between south Louisiana's culture and the oil and gas industry. Through his artwork and an upcoming documentary, Brooks Frederick, a New York City resident and professional artist for more... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - "Blue Dog" painter George Rodrigue was an important figure in a generation of artists who connected to people and traditions of Louisiana's Cajun culture, professors say. Rodrigue, a native of southwest Louisiana, was 69 when he died of cancer Saturday in Houston. His family is expected... more »
The Lafayette Art Association in conjunction with the Lafayette Horse Farm are calling for artists submissions for 2 exhibits this season. The 6X6 event is in need of artists in the community to create small (6"X6") canvases to donate LAA for a sale fund raising event. The funds raised during... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Housing Finance Agency has awarded the Lafayette Public Trust Financing Authority a $1 million grant to transform a brick warehouse near downtown into loft-style apartments for artists. John Arceneaux, chairman of the Lafayette Public Trust Financing Authority, tells The Advocate the 15-unit development is... more »
There will be an opening reception for gallery artist Margo Mire Baker and Valerie Milner Graham at Clementine Restaurant in New Iberia. The reception will take place Saturday, July 31 from 6-8PM. The exhibit is titled "Divergent Views of the Capricious Gulf Coast."
A world renowned artist, Diana Mendoza, is making only two stops in the United States. One is right here in Lafayette. She is visiting the Burley-Hipp Gallery and Interiors on W. Pinhook Road from 5:30 to 8:30pm Wednesday Nov. 4th.
This Peruvian painter is loved around the world, but... more »
The 2009 Rayne Frog Festival poster honors the traditions of Rayne and South Louisiana by featuring tadpoles, frog musicians and a fleur de lis. Graphic design artist Justin Carrier created the scene in shades of green and brown on a cream colored background. The Frog Festival posters are now on... more »