This month Downtown businesses and galleries will open their doors for a celebration of student art.
From paintings to chalk art in Parc Sans Souci and poetry readings in businesses to mixed media works, the Lafayette Parish School System’s 2010 Student Arts Expo showcases the creative talent from every school in the parish. There will be a ceremony to kick off this great occasion and announce the winners of the chalk art contest in Parc Putnam at 2 p.m. May 8.
Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., 233-7060
Main Gallery: May 8 – July 24, Southern Open 2010
Side Gallery: May 8 – June 4, Jeremiah Ariaz: Tucumcari
Vault Series: May 8 – July 24, Pat Juneau
Louisiana Folk Roots: Jam Des Amis
|Tucumcari 1, Jeremiah Ariz, in the Side Gallery at the AcA|
Adrian Fulton’s Fine Art Gallery, 302 Jefferson St., 658-3274
Five minute caricatures and 10 minute portraits.
Architects + Artists Gallery, 200 Jefferson St., 234-4166
Artwork by students of the Lafayette Parish School System’s Talent Art Program
Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St., 233-3331
Works by Kayla Balyak, Cat Fontenot and Kain Russo; cigar box guitar performance by Albert Guilliot.
Cajun Spice, 535 Jefferson St., 232-3061
Eclectic Chairs, Mosaics and More by Tanya Falgout through May 31
Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., 291-1122
Cité des Arts is proud to host artwork from the local talent in our Lafayette Parish Schools.
Francis Pavy Studio, 210 Gordon St., 232-6682
Galerie Eclaireuse, 535 ½ Jefferson St., 234-5492
Works by Sue Boagni and Paul Schexneider.
Gallery 549, 549 Jefferson St., 593-0796
|Sculpture by Fred Daspit|
Frederic O. Daspit — New Sculpture
Gallery R (at The Russo Group), 116 E. Congress St., 769-1530
Exuberance: The Art of Coyo with special guest Kid Midi, and featuring an LA 31 Bayou Teche Biere tasting.
Lounge Art Gallery, 402 S. Buchanan St., 236-5570
Pottery Alley, 205 ½ W. Vermilion St., 267-4453
Sans Souci Gallery, 219 E. Vermilion St., 266-7999
Louisiana Wild comes to Sans Souci bearing elegant handmade goat’s milk soaps.
Whoojoo Stained Glass, 532 Jefferson St., 269-9310
Breakfast favorites served on a bubbly crust pair with a crisp salad
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