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Rebecca Vizard (2019)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Event

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-05-31

Duration: 00:11:25

Subjects: Vizard, Rebecca | Fabric arts | TEXTILES


  • Denison, John Host
  • Connelly, Ann Interviewee
  • Joyce, William Interviewee
  • Vizard, Sarah Interviewee
  • Ruffey, Melissa Interviewee
  • Vizard, Rebecca Speaker


This segment from the 2019 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Rebecca Vizard accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Vizard, a native of St. Joseph in Tensas Parish, is a world renowned textile artist and the owner B. Viz Design. Her profile includes interviews with: Ann Connelly, her friend; William Joyce, her friend; Sarah Vizard, her daughter; and Melissa Ruffey, her colleague. Host: John Denison