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Artist Lauren Cardenas Profile (2022)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-10-28

Duration: 00:08:08

Subjects: Immigration | Arts | ARTISTS


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Cardenas, Lauren Interviewee


This segment from the October 28, 2022, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Lauren Cardenas, an artist and assistant professor of art at LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She discusses the inspiration behind several pieces of her work, including seeking the American dream, immigration along the United States-Mexico border, and her Mexican-American heritage. Host: James Fox-Smith