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Rosemary Beach Sculpture Exhibition

  Sculpture Exhibition Rosemary Beach, Florida 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 inaugural Rosemary Beach Sculpture Exhibition with an original three-dimensional artwork by George Rodrigue. Learn the history behind this important and unique contemporary sculpture in […]

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 March 25 – September 8, 2017 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 […]

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 […]

Opening Reception: The Begneaud Collection

Rodrigue Studio 1434 S. College Road Lafayette, LA 70503 337.233.3274 PLEASE JOIN US Thursday, October 27th 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Rodrigue Family —Wendy, André, and Jacques— invites you to an opening reception for “Rodrigue:  The Begneaud Collection.” This special evening honors the Begneaud Family of Lafayette, Louisiana, the largest collectors of George Rodrigue’s Cajun […]

Wendy Rodrigue at the Louisiana Book Festival

Wendy Rodrigue completed The Other Side of the Painting in 2013, intending to present it with her husband, artist George Rodrigue, at that year’s Louisiana Book Festival.  Sadly, George Rodrigue’s illness forced their cancellation and the book premiered without the help of artist or writer. In 2016, Wendy returns to share their story, as well […]

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