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Painter Mary Monk Profile (2024)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Abita Springs, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-01-19

Duration: 00:08:46

Subjects: Arts | Painters


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Monk, Mary Interviewee


This segment from the January 19, 2024, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Mary Monk, a plein air painter from Abita Springs, Louisiana. She discusses: why she loves plein air painting; the importance of light in capturing the mood of a painting; her love of different Louisiana landscapes; and her high school art class. Host: James Fox-Smith