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Artist Elliott Guillory (1986)




Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-03-30

Duration: 00:08:12

Subjects: Arts | ARTISTS | Lamar Advertising Company


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Guillory, Elliott Interviewee


This segment from the March 30, 1986, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s profile of artist Elliott Guillory of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She interviews Guillory as he paints a billboard for his job at Lamar Advertising. He discusses: striving for perfection; his supportive family; artists suffering for their art; the inspiration for his work; his process; how his work at Lamar has impacted his own art; and his future plans.