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The Art Factory (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-11-16

Duration: 00:03:36

Subjects: Arts | POTTERY | Ceramics


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • LeMieux, Tracy Interviewee
  • Tete, Kip Interviewee


This segment from the November 16, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s visit to The Art Factory in Lake Charles, Louisiana, which offers pottery classes for beginners and work spaces for more experienced artists. She interviews Tracy LeMieux, the owner, who discusses: her first experience working with clay; studying pottery at McNeese State University; her decision to open The Art Factory; the importance of creating a sense of community for the artists; and different pottery techniques. Kendrick also interviews Kip Tete, a potter at The Art Factory. Host: James Fox-Smith