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Lafayette letters get update for Festival International

Posted: 7:54 PM, Apr 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-17 20:54:54-04

The Lafayette letters downtown received a fresh look ahead of Festival International.

Wednesday, local artist Hannah Gumbo and Festival International organizers were out painting the LAFAYETTE sign.

Gumbo added her personal touch to the letters. This and other artwork from Hannah Gumbo will be featured at Festival this year.

Hannah Gumbo finishing off the LAFAYETTE letters downtown / Festival International

“We’re just gonna do something fun that people can take photos with, interact with, kids can play on. So when we walked up the kids were already having fun on it, so getting a fresh coat of paint and then they’ll get back on to play,” Gumbo said.

According to her website, Hannah Gumbo is an artist/illustrator working from her home studio in the Cajun prairies of rural Louisiana.