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50th Anniversary of the Baton Rouge Gallery (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-18

Duration: 00:11:48

Subjects: Baton Rouge Gallery | Arts | ARTISTS


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Jackson, John E. Producer
  • Miguez, Cat Producer
  • Pramuk, Edward Interviewee
  • Burke, James Interviewee
  • Jeansonne, Jim Interviewee
  • Corso, Samuel J. Interviewee
  • Henry, Randell Interviewee
  • Marcel, Kathy Interviewee
  • Haymon, Ava Leavell Interviewee
  • Andreasen, Jason Interviewee


This segment from the June 18, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features a profile of the 50th anniversary of the Baton Rouge Gallery, one of the oldest artist cooperatives in the United States. It includes interviews with: Edward Pramuk, James Burke, and Jim Jeansonne, co-founders; Samuel J. Corso and Randell Henry, artist members; Kathy Marcel, former director; and Ava Leavell Haymon, a former Louisiana Poet Laureate. Host James Fox-Smith also interviews Jason Andreasen, the current executive director of the Baton Rouge Gallery. He discusses: the artists with the biggest impact on the Baton Rouge Gallery; their exhibitions; their artist members; the current “Before the Fork” exhibition; and the work of ceramicist David Scott Smith.