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Painter Peg Usner Profile (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, 30.3763614, -90.1162989

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-09-15

Duration: 00:06:30

Subjects: Usner, Peg | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters | Nature


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Usner, Peg Interviewee


This segment from the September 15, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of painter Peg Usner of Mandeville, Louisiana. She discusses: her early interest in art; her return to oil painting after she retired; her focus on plein air painting; being inspired by nature; her love of painting in New Orleans; her role as the artist-in-residence at the Longue Vue House and Gardens; the colors of nature; her paintings of the Northshore; and her Us Chicks series. Host: James Fox-Smith