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Muralist Robert Dafford Profile (2015)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art, Interview

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-04

Duration: 00:06:30

Subjects: Dafford, Robert | Painters | Mural painting and decoration | Cajuns in art | Public art


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Dafford, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the April 4, 2015, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Donna LaFleur’s profile of Lafayette muralist Robert Dafford. He discusses: his role in painting the visual history of the Cajuns; becoming a public artist; the inspiration behind two of his murals in Lafayette, “Ex-Garage” and “Till All That’s Left is a Postcard”; painting the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville; and his process for creating community murals. Host: James Fox-Smith