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Sculptor John Geldersma Profile (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-04-09

Duration: 00:06:36

Subjects: Geldersma, John | Sculptors | Arts | ARTISTS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fontenot, Jodie Photographer
  • Geldersma, John Interviewee


This segment from the April 9, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Donna LaFleur’s profile of sculptor John Geldersma. He discusses: his family roots in Golden Meadow; growing up in New Orleans; his early interest in art; his exposure to primitive and African art in a sculpture class at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette); working with wood as his primary medium; his process; his recent show at the Acadiana Center for the Arts; and his new inspiration. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford