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Artist Laura Gates Profile (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-02-09

Duration: 00:06:31

Subjects: Gates, Laura | Arts | Painters | Landscape painting, American


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Gates, Laura Interviewee


This segment from the February 9, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Laura Gates, a landscape painter from Alexandria, Louisiana. She discusses: her career with the National Park Service; the subtleties of the Louisiana landscape; painting both plein air and in her studio; her preference for using oil paints and painting knives; her painting process; and her connection to place and the land. Host: James Fox-Smith