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Painter David Horton Profile (2015)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art, Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-10-03

Duration: 00:06:20

Subjects: Horton, David | Painters | PAINTINGS | Arts | ARTISTS


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Horton, David Interviewee


This segment from the October 3, 2015, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features James Fox-Smith’s interview with Baton Rouge painter David Horton. He discusses: being inspired to become an artist by his uncle, Mississippi painter Bob Dunaway; his narrative magical realism style; the influence of his travels in France and Spain on his work; the evolution of the storytelling in his paintings; the symbolism in his work; and Louisiana’s influence on his paintings.