ArtWalk for Saturday, Jan. 9
6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Downtown Lafayette comes alive every second Saturday of the month for 2nd Saturday ArtWalk. Galleries, restaurants, shops and night clubs will be open – offering live music, food, drink and of course, art!
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W. Vermilion St. / 233-7060
Main Gallery: Hot Up Here organized by Dan Cameron
Hot Up Here is the first in an ongoing series of exhibitions of new work by New Orleans and Louisiana-based artists. Organized by Contemporary Arts Center Visual Arts Director Dan Cameron. Artists for Hot Up Here include: Brad Benischek, Stephen Collier, Generic Art Solutions, Jessica Goldfinch, Brian Guidry, Scott Guion, Christopher Jahnke, Rachel Jones, Michelle Levine, Gina Philips, Christopher Saucedo, Karoline Schleh, Maxx Sizeler, Chris Sullivan, David Sullivan and Monica Zeringue.
Side Gallery: Anne Boudreau: a delicate balance
A delicate balance is an installation of suspended mixed media constructions. The installation environment includes two groups of sculptural pieces that work in tandem. One group explores representational content relating to garments and apparel accessories. The second group of works are gestural, large scale, geometric forms.
AcA is having a special members only gallery tour with Hot Up Here organizer Dan Cameron at 5 p.m. Dan will be speaking about some select pieces in the show which showcases more than 100 works from 15 Louisiana-based artists.
Vault Series: Miles Peterson: Recycled-Reborn
The materials that Peterson uses are recycled, coming from structures that were built in Southern Louisiana between 75 and 150 years ago. Recycled-Reborn will consist of a wide variety of furniture made from these recycled materials. Items will include tables, chairs, rockers, cribs and much more. These creations can become the heirlooms of the future.
Louisiana Folk Roots: Jam Des Amis
Adrian Fulton’s Fine Art Gallery
302 Jefferson St. / 658-3274
Adrian produces five-minute caricatures and 10-minute portraits at festivals, parties and events and his artwork can be seen in several local and out of state galleries and establishments.
Architects + Artists Gallery
200 Jefferson St. / 234-4166
Artist Allison Bohl will feature still life photography
535 Jefferson St / 791-7986
January Artwalk features Kimberly Parker, whose art is influenced by a life exposed
to the coastal areas of the Gulf of Mexico. Kimberly taught herself to cut old roofing metal,
her completed pieces a collage of salvaged architectural objects with images of redfish,
oysters, blue point crabs, & roosters. Layered with painted metal images, windows & door parts are often used. The distressed frames with peeling paint evokes images of the tropics.
Cité des Arts
109 Vine St. / 291-1122
535 ½ Jefferson St. / 234-5492
Galerie Eclaireuse will feature the work of Louisiana artist James Hunter. Grandson of the famous artist Clementine Hunter, James works in the same primitive style that he learned from his grandmother. The show will run through January. Gallery hours are Wed-Sat noon to 4 or by appointment. Call 234-5492 for more information.
538 Jefferson St. / 233-2589
David Briggs was born in Sunset in 1984 He received a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in December of 2006. He has worked on various photographic projects since. He will be participating in a photojournalism internship at the Point Reyes Light in Point Reyes, Calif., this month. David’s works encapsulate images in and around Acadiana his view point and perspective are both innovative and fresh with a focus on life in the city of Lafayette
549 Jefferson St. / 593-0796
Donald LeBlanc’s recent works: drawings, paintings and sculptures
Gallery R (at The Russo Group)
116 E. Congress St. / 769-1530
Gallery R featuring Paula Horn Cox, visual artist.
524 Jefferson Street / 593-8551
Lafayette, LA 70501
NiteTown hosts the Grinder Creative Arts Expo featuring writers, painters, comic and tattoo artists, jewelers, and other alternative arts.
205 ½ W. Vermilion St. / 267-4453
Sans Souci Gallery
219 E. Vermilion St. / 266-7999
Handmade fine crafts by members of the Louisiana Crafts Guild.
Whoojoo Stained Glass
532 Jefferson St. / 269-9310
Downtown Lafayette Unlimited
Also Contact: Individual Galleries
Newcomer to Top 50 among five companies selected for Naval contract
INDstyle 2014 brings down house
Despite sweeping changes enacted by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration, the health insurance program for state workers and public school employees will have to use $88 million from its reserve fund to cover its costs this year.
The LPSB races are sure to get heated between now and Nov. 4, and with only 9 available seats, this year's field of 20 candidates will surely be wanting to set themselves apart from the crowd early; they'll get their chance next week, starting Tuesday with the kick-off of a three-day series of candidate forums.
Lawmakers say they've received complaints that waits have spiked, with people being forced to wait in line for more than an hour — and sometimes three hours — to handle routine tasks.
Both sets of figures — adjusted to cancel out seasonal changes — were released by the U.S. Labor Department.
Texas declined by five rigs, West Virginia dropped three and Louisiana was down two.
The campaign announced that Rep. Stuart Bishop of District 43 and Nancy Landry, District 31, have thrown their support behind the Naval Academy graduate and entrepreneur in his bid to unseat current Hunter Beasley in District 8.
Three bedroom patio home or three bedroom traditional
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
Ramsey Morein prepares an old Cajun classic also known as chaudin in this latest episode of filmmaker Stephen Meaux's culinary series.
A Lafayette man with an alleged taste for child porn was busted Thursday evening during a cyber crime sting launched by the Attorney General’s Office.
We’re in the second year of the second term of the first black president of the United States. And so it might seem that as Americans, as a nation, we have come a long way. And perhaps we have. But the recent killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., left me angry and sad. Here we go again, I thought.
U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister says his chief of staff is on temporary leave after being booked with drunken driving.
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a federal safety board's right to investigate the role of Transocean Deepwater Drilling Corp. in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
It was a rare moment in Congress this week as Republicans briefly put aside partisanship in support of President Barack Obama's request to train and arm Syrian rebels, and while a number of Democrats opposed the measure, Louisiana's Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu found herself on the same side of the issue as her Republican challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy.
Home Depot breach bigger than Target; Alibaba IPO could be big; Rivers' last project and more national and international news for Friday, September 19, 2014.
Friday's Blogs from the Bog!
In what world does it make sense to balance the budget for a public school system by cutting schools from the poorest neighborhoods?
A supporter of a lawsuit against the oil industry has been re-nominated to a seat on a south Louisiana flood control board despite opposition from Gov. Bobby Jindal.
City-Parish President Joey Durel is asking the council to sign off on a resolution approving a pair of deals that would lead to razing the seedy Lesspay Motel at Four Corners to build a new police substation as well as transforming nearly a block Downtown where the old federal courthouse building now molders into a mixed-use development.
Two bedroom cottage or four bedroom traditional
D.A. Mike Harson gets a gift from a federal judge as he tries to hang onto his job.
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
The eclectic beauty of modern, prints, boho
In 2013, the IRS — already the least popular governmental agency in the country — became the target of intense investigations after it was revealed that they had specifically and improperly scrutinized applications for tax-exempt status from organizations associated with the nascent Tea Party movement.
The nominating committee for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East was set Thursday to nominate applicants for two people on the board whose terms have expired.
Improving the running game was "a point of emphasis" during the offseason and the results have manifested themselves in the form of substantially greater production.
Louisiana's health department said Wednesday that its evaluation of the state's Medicaid privatization was on target, despite criticism from the legislative auditor that it lacked key data and contained inconsistencies.
Restaurant could see ‘a little facelift,’ Bobby Butcher tells Daily Report.