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Artist Henry Watson Profile (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Livonia, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-02-03

Duration: 00:06:49

Subjects: Watson, Henry | Arts | ARTISTS | Wood-carvers


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Watson, Henry Interviewee


This segment from the February 3, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of wood artist Henry Watson of Livonia, Louisiana, who specializes in the carving of Antebellum homes, cabins, and rural scenes. He discusses: using salvaged cypress wood as his medium; his tools; his process for creating three-dimensional wood carvings; capturing the details of old homes in his work; his first buyer, Lucy Parlange; and his commissioned pieces. Host: James Fox-Smith