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Artist Jim Jeansonne Profile (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-09-29

Duration: 00:05:14

Subjects: Jeansonne, Jim | Arts | ARTISTS


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Jeansonne, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the September 29, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of artist Jim Jeansonne of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, one of the founding members of the Baton Rouge Gallery. He discusses: some of his favorite subjects, including birds, nature, and the human body; his process for woodcut printmaking; his bronze sculptures; his wooden rocking horses; his duck decoys; and his painting of two whooping cranes. Host: James Fox-Smith