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Painter M. Douglas Walton Profile (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-03-23

Duration: 00:08:16

Subjects: Walton, M. Douglas | Nepal Earthquake, 2015 (April 25) | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Walton, M. Douglas Interviewee


This segment from the March 23, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of M. Douglas Walton, a painter from Ruston, Louisiana. He discusses: his experience of surviving a 7.8 magnitude earthquake during an April 2015 trip to Nepal; the aftermath of the earthquake; how the experience changed his painting style; his spiritual journey; the inspiration behind several of his post-earthquake paintings; and his connection to the energy of his paintings. Host: James Fox-Smith