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Sculptor Deborah Luke Profile (2022)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-01-07

Duration: 00:13:33

Subjects: Arts | ARTISTS | Sculptors | Religion


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Luke, Deborah Interviewee


This segment from the January 7, 2022, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Deborah Luke, a liturgical sculptor from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She discusses: her training under sculptor Angela Gregory at St. Mary’s Dominican College in New Orleans; the stories behind several of her pieces; the pressure of making portrait sculptures; and the challenge of creating large pieces. Host: James Fox-Smith