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Artist Hunt Slonem Profile (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, Louisiana, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-05-14

Duration: 00:07:42

Subjects: Slonem, Hunt | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters | PLANTATIONS | Museum exhibits | Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum | Bayou Teche

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Slonem, Hunt Interviewee
  • Tullos, Mark Interviewee
  • Gray, Lee Interviewee

Description

This segment from the May 14, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Donna LaFleur’s interview with artist Hunt Slonem at his plantation retreat in Jeanerette. Slonem discusses: his early connections to Louisiana; his purchase of Albania Plantation in Jeanerette in 2004; his work in restoring and furnishing the home; and the themes of his paintings. LaFleur also previews Slonem’s show inspired by Bayou Teche called “On the Bayou” at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum in Lafayette with Mark Tullos and Lee Gray, the museum’s director and curator. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford