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Artist John Martel Profile (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art, Interview

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-01-23

Duration: 00:04:04

Subjects: Martel, Johnathan | Arts | ARTISTS | Drawing


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Young, Jeromy Interviewee
  • Martel, John Interviewee


This segment from the January 23, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s interview with John Martel, an artist from Lake Charles best known for his drawings of monsters and video game characters. He discusses: the themes of his drawings; working on the movie “American Ultra”; the mediums he works in; his technique; and the artists who inspire him. This segment also includes an interview with gallery owner Jeromy Young. Host: James Fox-Smith