Benjamin Guidry: Azonal


Benjamin Guidry’s pieces tend to highlight unifying and divisive characteristics found in society through racial prejudices, partisan politics, organized religions, and human-environment interaction. Frustrated by modern bombardments of political and social ignorance, Guidry conveys existential confusion with symbols of naivety and aggression. Taking from artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Georg Baselitz, and Keith Haring, he employs expressive paint strokes coinciding with illustrative shapes and figures. Guidry uses the term “culture marks” in reference to the seas of gestural and graphic lines which reverberate within his paintings.
One step forward then a hit with the diagonal
Money gone
Vacuum packaged for the hegemon

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) is a publicly supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are the central cultural hub of Acadiana, an eight-parish region comprised of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion Parishes. From our origins as an arts council established in 1975, we have transformed into one of the largest arts organizations in Louisiana. AcA’s public facility is in the heart of downtown Lafayette featuring an intimate theater, large museum-quality galleries, as well as workshop, rehearsal, and office spaces.