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Artist Talbot Hopkins Trudeau Profile (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-10-20

Duration: 00:06:12

Subjects: Trudeau, Talbot Hopkins | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters | Connell, Clyde, 1901-1998


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Trudeau, Thelma Hopkins Interviewee


This segment from the October 20, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of portrait artist Talbot Hopkins Trudeau of Shreveport, Louisiana. She discusses: the inspiration of her great aunt, artist Clyde Connell; the start of her portrait career; using multiple mediums for her portraits, including pencil, watercolor, pastels, and oil paints; using photography to capture a person’s expression; her style; her monochromatic portraits; and her paintings of nature. Host: James Fox-Smith