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Artist Jerry Wray Profile (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-10-09

Duration: 00:07:05

Subjects: Wray, Jerry | Modern Art | Painters | ARTISTS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Wray, Jerry Interviewee


This segment from the October 9, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Donna LaFleur’s profile of painter Jerry Wray of Shreveport. Wray discusses: her early interest in abstract painting; juggling painting and motherhood; her interest in depicting the inner journey; her techniques and process; teaching art to her children’s friends; and the message of her art. LaFleur also showcases paintings from Wray’s six decade career. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford