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Rodrigue’s Heartland: Under the Oaks and Out of the Swamp

George Rodrigue (1944-2013) broke new ground when he examined Louisiana with an intense artistic eye. It was the late 1960s when he first contrasted the dramatic visual changes on the journey between his hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana and his art school in Los Angeles, California. He observed that Texas’s expansive sky transitions to Louisiana’s […]

Rodrigue: American Beach

THIS SUMMER at Rodrigue Studio in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea … a collection of George Rodrigue’s original paintings, silkscreens and works on metal celebrating the sun, sand and surf in the new exhibition AMERICAN BEACH. OPENING RECEPTION Friday, June 16, 5 – 7 pm West side of Dolores between Ocean and 7th Carmel-by-the-Sea, California 831.626.4444 Wine and […]

Rosemary Beach Sculpture Exhibition

Sculpture Exhibition Rosemary Beach, Florida UPDATE! The sculpture unveiling was a great success! Thank you to all who made it possible! Here is a wonderful video from the event:   Opening Events May 25 – May 28, 2017 The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts and the artist’s family are pleased to participate in the […]

Mother’s Day Champagne Reception and Tour with Wendy Rodrigue

Rodrigue Studio Sunday, May 14, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 pm. Free admission Guests will enjoy light music, champagne or tea and sweet treats while browsing the galleries. At 3:00 pm, Wendy Rodrigue, wife of the late George Rodrigue, will lead an enthusiastic and personal tour of the exhibition, Rodrigue’s Women. Guests will get  a first […]

Rodrigue’s WOMEN

Rodrigue’s WOMEN Closing September 17 Rodrigue Studio 730 Royal Street New Orleans, Louisiana Over his forty-five year career, George Rodrigue painted hundreds of images of  women. The result is a beautiful weaving of original paintings spanning Cajuns, Blue Dogs,  and Bodies, as well as drawings, photography and even jewelry. This six-month exhibition  features rarely seen […]

An Evening with Great Authors

7th Annual Evening with Great Authors Book Talk, Reception and Book Signing Thursday, March 9, 2017 Featuring Wendy Rodrigue                   Presented by the LSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi and Benefitting Adult Literacy Advocates of Greater Baton Rouge  LSU Energy, Coast and Environment Building Dalton Woods Auditorium […]

Rodrigue’s Artist Studio

Rodrigue’s Artist Studio Opening January 26, 2017 Bayou Teche Museum, New Iberia, LA George Rodrigue (1944-2013) built his artist studio in the hills of Carmel Valley, California, in 2001.  It was the first and only studio he built from the ground up, having previously adopted attics, spare bedrooms, and storage sheds to inexpensively suit his […]

RODRIGUE: Happy Mardi Gras!

Rodrigue Studio 730 Royal Street New Orleans, LA View this historic collection of original paintings and  silkscreens   by George Rodrigue, spanning 40 years of carnival traditions, during this Mardi Gras season. On view now through March 19.   George Rodrigue grew up celebrating the tradition of Mardi Gras. As a child in New Iberia, Rodrigue’s […]

Shiny Happy Blue Dog

Rodrigue Comes Home: Shiny Happy Blue Dog Opening January 26 – June 26, 2017 Bayou Teche Museum, New Iberia, LA Join George Rodrigue’s Family on January 26, at the Bayou Teche Museum as we unveil “Shiny Happy Blue Dog,” a new exhibition of original late works on chrome by George Rodrigue. Tickets $50. For more […]

An Evening at NOMA with Wendy Rodrigue

Please join Wendy Rodrigue Friday, December 2nd, 6pm The New Orleans Museum of Art    invites you to join us for a book reading and signing of The Other Side of the Painting*    with author Wendy Rodrigue. She will discuss George Rodrigue’s life and work while sharing the Rodrigue Family’s  current plans for continuing […]

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