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Artist Herb Roe Profile (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-02-10

Duration: 00:07:19

Subjects: Roe, Herb | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters | Courir de Mardi Gras


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Roe, Herb Interviewee


This segment from the February 10, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of painter Herb Roe of Lafayette, Louisiana. He discusses: moving to Louisiana to work with muralist Robert Dafford; falling in love with the traditional Cajun Mardi Gras celebration; his paintings of the Courir de Mardi Gras; participating in the tradition; and his recent paintings of the boucherie and the plate lunch culture of Acadiana. Host: James Fox-Smith