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Janet & Carl Ahrens Profile (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-10-14

Duration: 00:06:36

Subjects: Ahrens, Janet | Ahrens, Carl | Arts | ARTISTS


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Courtney, Bob Narrator
  • Ahrens, Janet Interviewee
  • Ahrens, Carl Interviewee


This segment from the October 14, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of artists Janet Ahrens and Carl Ahrens of Alexandria, Louisiana. Kendrick interviews Janet Ahrens, who discusses her collaborations with Carl on local Mardi Gras floats, her work on large-scale art installations in multiple mediums, her pottery, and her collaborations with other artists. She also interviews Carl Ahrens, who discusses his experience in working with wood. Host: James Fox-Smith