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Artist Henry Watson Profile (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Maringouin, Iberville Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-10-09

Duration: 00:02:53

Subjects: Watson, Henry | Wood-carvers | Wood-carving | Arts | ARTISTS


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Denton, Randy Photographer
  • Watson, Henry Interviewee


This segment from the October 9, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Randy Denton’s profile of Henry Watson, a wood carver from Maringouin. He discusses: carving scenes from Louisiana’s past; his use of cypress woods from old buildings; and the evolution of his work. Host: Rob Hinton