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Artist Ben Peabody Profile (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-02-16

Duration: 00:06:45

Subjects: Peabody, Ben | Arts | ARTISTS | Drug addiction | ALCOHOLISM


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Peabody, Ben Interviewee


This segment from the February 16, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Ben Peabody, a painter, sculptor, and relief artist from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He discusses: his early interest in art; drawing inspiration from his recovery from alcohol addiction and the addiction journeys of the people he counsels; his three-dimensional depictions of fish; and his artistic process. Host: James Fox-Smith