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Woodworker John Allen LeBlanc Profile (2015)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art, Interview

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-16

Duration: 00:05:29

Subjects: Arts | Woodwork | Architecture | LeBlanc, John Allen


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • LeBlanc, John Allen Interviewee
  • LeBlanc, Shirly Thibodaux Interviewee


This segment from the May 16, 2015, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Donna LaFleur’s profile of Cajun woodworker John Allen LeBlanc of Lafayette. He discusses his process for creating miniature replicas of Louisiana landmarks. LaFleur also interviews his wife, Shirly Thibodaux LeBlanc. She discusses her role in researching the buildings that her husband recreates and the impact of his work. Host: James Fox-Smith