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Painter Geeta Dave Profile (2014)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-11

Duration: 00:05:20

Subjects: Dave, Geeta | Painters | Community arts projects


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Dave, Geeta Interviewee


This segment from the October 11, 2014, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Donna LaFleur’s interview with Geeta Dave, a painter, muralist, and art teacher in Baton Rouge. She discusses: her passion for community art; working with her students in the gifted and talented program; her father inspiring her to become an artist; her move from India to the United States; incorporating traditional Indian art into her work; the use of animals as symbols in her work; and the “Unknown Journey,” her new series of paintings. Host: James Fox-Smith