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Sculptor Sheleen Jones Profile (2023)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-09-08

Duration: 00:11:47

Subjects: Arts | Sculptors | African American artists


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Jones, Sheleen Interviewee


This segment from the September 8, 2023, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Sheleen Jones, a sculptor from New Orleans, Louisiana. She discusses: Heritage, her sculpture honoring African American veterans recently unveiled at Veterans Memorial Park on the grounds of the Louisiana State Capitol; the stories behind her public sculptures around New Orleans; her artistic process; and her work with bronze. Host: James Fox-Smith