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Muralist Robert Dafford Interview (2020)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-04-10

Duration: 00:06:35

Subjects: Arts | ARTISTS | Dafford, Robert | Painters | Mural painting and decoration | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Dafford, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the April 10, 2020, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s interview with Robert Dafford, a muralist from Lafayette, Louisiana. He discusses his mural of architect Julian T. White, the first African American professor at Louisiana State University, located at the LSU College of Art and Design in Baton Rouge. Host: James Fox-Smith