2009

Jolie’s Louisiana Bistro
This is not your father’s restaurant. His would be the one just down the street. By Jan Risher, Country Roads Magazine, JANUARY 2009.

Experience the Art of George Rodrigue, The Advocate, February 2.

Putting canines in the picture
Saturday, February 7, 2009, The Irish Times.

George Rodrigue returns to Acadiana, By Mary Tutwiler, The Lafayette Independent Weekly, Wednesday, March 11, 2009.

Every Dog Has His Day
Marginalized by the Lafayette art community for 40 years, George Rodrigue is finally getting a series of hometown art exhibits befitting his big dog stature. By Mary Tutwiler, The Lafayette Independent Weekly, Wednesday, March 11, 2009.

Portrait of the artist
Acadiana Center for the Arts honors the internationally-revered ambassador of Cajun life and culture, George Rodrigue. By Cody Daigle, The Times of Acadiana, March 12.

George Rodrigue Blue Dog Painting Fetches $170,500
Posted by Doug MacCash, Art critic, The Times-Picayune March 22, 2009.

Animal World Magazine, Cover artist, March 2009.

Contemporary Art Auctions New York March 2009.

Acadiana in Art: Two exhibits show span of George Rodrigue’s work
CODY DAIGLE • CDAIGLE@THEADVERTISER.COM • MARCH 29, 2009.

Event looks at Rodrigue works
Amanda McElfresh • amcelfresh@theadvertiser.com • April 5, 2009 .

Rodrigue’s Acadiana: Festival of the Arts Showcased in Lafayette
Written by: Lisa LeBlanc-Berry, Louisiana Homes and Gardens, April 2009.

Judge art on merit
Published: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 9:52 a.m. The Daily Comet.

Letter: Artists fear end of the gravy train
Published: Apr 24, 2009 – Page: 8B, Baton Rouge Advocate.

What Color is Your Dog? Taking a Cue from Artist George Rodrigue
By June Sam Campton, Visual Arts Educator, Columbia, SC, Arts and Activities Magazine, April 2009.

Ode to Jolie Blonde: Cajun legend inspires fine dining venue in Lafayette
Written by: Lisa LeBlanc-Berry. Ourhouse.biz, May 10, 2009.

Giant blue dog by George Rodrigue may sit, stay on Veterans
Posted by Doug MacCash, Art writer, The Times-Picayune May 14, 2009 4:30AM.

George Rodrigue to get ULL fine arts honor
Published: May 16, 2009 – Page: 2B, Baton Rouge Advocate.

New Orleans artist George Rodrigue’s new paintings are dog-free
Posted by Doug MacCash, Art critic, The Times-Picayune May 21, 2009.

Photos of George Rodrigue’s giant blue dog sculpture taking shape
Posted by Doug MacCash, Art critic, The Times-Picayune May 24, 2009 12:00PM.

Jumbo dog on fire at Begneaud Manufacturing
By Mary Tutwiler, Tuesday, May 26, 2009, The Independent Weekly.

Rodrigue Limited Edition Print
By Lauren Sherman, August 6, 2009, ForbesLife Find of the Day.

Artist George Rodrigue’s blue dog stays bipartisan
by Doug MacCash, Arts writer, The Times-Picayune, Thursday August 06, 2009, 2:16 PM.

Artist George Rodrigue’s blue dog will move to a bigger dog house
by Doug MacCash, Art critic, The Times-Picayune, Friday August 07, 2009.

George Rodrigue’s Metairie dog is delayed
by Doug MacCash, Art critic, The Times-Picayune, Friday August 07, 2009.

Louisiana’s Warhol
For a splash of culture in New Orleans and Cajun country, check out the remarkable Blue Dog painter, George Rodrigue. By Taylor Bruce, Southern Living Magazine, August 2009.

Blue Dog artist chases blues for kids at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center
Artist George Rodrigue visits hospital to share famous character
By Cindy Wolff (Contact), Memphis Commercial Appeal, Wednesday, September 30, 2009.

Dell Children’s Medical Center gains a $300,000 Blue Dog
By Mary Ann Roser, Friday, October 2, 2009, 04:00 PM

Review, Are You Blue Dog’s Friend, October issue of Kirkus.

Review, Are You Blue Dog’s Friend, Arkansas Gazette, October 7.

Coastal Canine Magazine

Experience WWII yourself and be deeply moved
by KEN BODE, indystar.com, Posted: November 6, 2009.

Getaway: Humanity in the balance
New additions to the National WWII museum help visitors imagine the world’s greatest conflict
by Cheré Coen, November 12, www.theadvertiser.com.

Charitable Blue Dogs pet paintings in clinics
by Ford Gunter, Houston Business Journal, November 20.

Inside the Mind of George Rodrigue
Perhaps the most famous contemporary Louisiana artist, this New Iberia native is busy creating a new body of work that he describes as ‘a radical departure’ from what he’s done in the past.
By William Kalec, Acadiana Profile, November 29, 2009.

An art collector goes public with new sculptures in Metairie
By Barri Bronston, The Times-Picayune, December 21, 2009, 9:25AM.