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Acadiana Center for the Arts - Main Gallery
101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501
  • Curator: Jaik Faulk
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Sat, February 10, 2024 - Sat, May 11, 2024



IN MEDIAS RES: How One Story Becomes Another

presented by Dr. Mary B. Neiheisel

On view in the Main Gallery: IN MEDIAS RES: How One Story Becomes Anothera group exhibition featuring artworks from local and regional artists in dialogue with the poetry of former Louisiana poet laureate Darrell Bourque.

Artwork: Megan Barra, Woman with Guitar | Poem: Megan’s Guitar, Darrell Bourque

Featured artists include: Megan Barra, Karen Bourque, Leroy Evans, Gloria Fiero, Meghan Fleming, Lynda Frese, John Geldersma, Bill Gingles, Danny Girouard, Terry Clay Girouard, Philip Gould, Kelly Guidry, John Hathorn, James Hebert, William Lewis, Elemore Morgan Jr., Nicole Bourque-Reiss, Gabrielle Savoy, Tanya Nehrbass Schultze, Will Turley, Russell Whiting, & Dennis Paul Williams.Avalon Scanned Writing

In this exhibition, viewers will encounter artworks of which Bourque has engaged during his daily writing processes and in his significant body of publications. Throughout his five-decade career in writing, Borque has drawn inspiration from artists and artworks, which he explores through his poetry. The exhibition features artworks paired with Bourque’s writing. Visitors will be invited to engage and respond with varying prompts of their own, reflecting Bourque’s creative practice.

This exhibition was made possible by generous support from our community!

Presenting Sponsor:

Dr. Mary B. Neiheisel

Host Committee: 

Barry & Caroline Ancelet, Colleen & John Chappuis, Lacie & Scott Chappuis, Dr. Ann B. Dobie, Suzanne Fredericq, Daphne & EJ Krampe, Marie Elizabeth & Noah Oliver, David Strother & Susan Daigle

Visual Arts Sponsors:

Exhibition Support

  • Curator: Jaik Faulk

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