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Artist Floyd Sonnier Profile (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Scott, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-10-12

Duration: 00:07:59

Subjects: Sonnier, Floyd, 1933-2002 | Arts | ARTISTS | Cajun culture


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Sonnier, Verlie Interviewee


This segment from the October 12, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of the late Floyd Sonnier, a pen-and-ink artist best known for his drawings depicting the Cajun culture of the Acadiana region of south Louisiana. She visits the Floyd Sonnier Art Gallery in Scott, Louisiana, and interviews Verlie Sonnier, his widow, who discusses Sonnier’s life, career, and drawings. Host: James Fox-Smith