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Artist Mary Lee Eggart Profile (2015)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art, Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-10-24

Duration: 00:06:28

Subjects: Eggart, Mary Lee | Arts | ARTISTS | Drawing | BIRDS | Nature


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Eggart, Mary Lee Interviewee


This segment from the October 24, 2015, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Donna LaFleur’s interview with Mary Lee Eggart, a Baton Rouge artist known for her drawings of birds. She discusses: growing up in a creative environment; her career with the LSU Department of Geography and Anthropology as a mapmaker; her appreciation for birds; the symbolism of birds; and the themes in her work. Host: James Fox-Smith