EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Bayou Grace Commnity Services Children's Wetlands Exhibition
“heartoffact” Book Available
This book was supported by a grant awarded to the Friends of the Chauvin Sculpture Garden from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Houma Regional Arts Council.
CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE PARK
Past Exhibitions and Events
November - December 2009: Dottie Ratliff
May - October 2009: LUMCON's Coastal Landscape Photography,
April 2009: Chauvin Folk Art Festival + Blessing of the Fleet Celebration
The Chauvin Folk Art Festival is a FREE event held in conjunction with the historical Blessing of the Fleet, the semi-annual boat parade along Bayou Little Caillou. This year's musical entertainment featured contemporary Cajun rock by Mellowberry, toe-tapping Swamp Pop with Treater, and the classic Cajun sounds of Lost Bayou Ramblers.
FEATURED ARTISTS: John Perrilloux, Ivy Billiot, Gregg Elliot, Chuck Broussard, Willie Lamendola, Jeff Brown, Billy Bellagner, Mark Taylor, Geraldine Roberston, Ellen McCord, Dennis Sipiorski, Doris Dupre, Janey Luster, Dot-tie, Robin Hartman, Yvonne James, and more!
The 2009 Chauvin Folk Art Festival was supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Houma Regional Arts Council; a Community Partnership grant from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation; the Kohler Foundation, and the Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary Program.
March 2009: Terrence Howell, Silent Witness
This project was made possible with help from the Barataria-Terrebone National Estuary Program and the Houma Regional Arts Council. This program was supported by funds from the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government’s Arts Funding Program as administered by the Houma-Terrebonne Arts and Humanities Council.
January 2009: Heidi Domangue mixed media
Summer 2008: LUMCON's Coastal Landscape Photography, Students of the Third Coast
April + May 2008: Jessica Durocher ceramics
April 20, 2008: Blessing of the Fleet Celebration + Family Picnic
January 2008: Ernest Milsted Friends of the Garden Invitational
May 2007: Terrebonne High School Art Students
April -May 2007: Terrebonne Parish Talented Visual Art Student Show
March -April 2007: Michael Avant Nicholls Jubilee Exhibition
January – February 2007: Michael w. Howes sculpture
November 2006 – January 2007: Delaina LeBlanc mixed media
September – October 2006: Yvonne James sculpture
May – August 2006: Kappa Pi Art Honor Society of NSU
April 23, 2006: Blessing of the Fleet Celebration + Family Picnic
March 2006: Jennifer Moses mixed media
January + February 2006: Andrea Dupree-Cenac ceramic sculptures
April 2005: Folk Art Festival + Blessing of the Fleet Celebration
March – May 2004: Karin Eberhardt digital collage
June – August 2003: Ross Jahnke woodcut prints and paintings
April + May 2003: LUMCON Photography Collection
The magnificent and endangered backdrop of South Louisiana Barrier Island estuaries are captured in this photography exhibition by faculty and students. LUMCON exhibition opens at the Folk Art Center with crawfish boil and live musical performance by Clayton West & Friends. Exhibition coincided with NSU Jubilee Festival events throughout South Louisiana.
March 2003: Dennis Sipiorski painting, ceramics, sculpture