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Sculptor Morris Taft Thomas Profile (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-10-21

Duration: 00:06:12

Subjects: Thomas, Morris Taft | Arts | ARTISTS | Sculptors


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Courtney, Bob Narrator
  • Thomas, Morris Taft Interviewee


This segment from the October 21, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of sculptor Morris Taft Thomas of Alexandria, Louisiana. He discusses: his early interest in art; working with his mentor Frank Hayden; his goal of showing movement in a static position; the inspiration for his pieces; his design process; and his portraits. Host: James Fox-Smith