Tag: public art

Pelicans on Parade #2

Here’s the friend of the Mardi Gras Pelican! He also sits in the parking lot of South College Center on the corner of Bertrand & Johnson in Lafayette. He’s painted up in University of Louisiana at Lafayette garb but, again, has no name plate.       Comment or e-mail locations of other Pelicans on Read More

Bilbo Cemetery & the Millennium Statue

Our favorite way to find new and exciting ideas for the blog is to just drive around and see where the city brings us! This is how we discovered the amazing Millennium Statue of Jesus Christ. Once we spotted it through the trees, we had to get a closer look! The statue is in Bilbo Read More

Huntin’ Gators on the Geaux #2: Gris Gris Gator

  Look at our latest gator find! It’s Gris Gris Gator!! When we first started researching and looking for Gators on the Geaux we found a picture of this voodoo lady gator, and we were crossing our fingers she was still around somewhere! Then, on a misty night, we loaded up in Myron’s truck with Read More

Pelicans on Parade #1

We love Gators on the Geaux in Lake Charles, so when we stumbled upon Pelicans on Parade, a similar public art project, in Lafayette we couldn’t resist trying to seek out as many as possible!    We were actually spending the day in Lafayette researching and visiting businesses for the blog when we spied this Read More

Huntin’ for Gators on the Geaux #1

Remember this amazing piece of art we discovered at the Cameron Prairie Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center? Well he’s inspired us to start huntin’ for Gators on the Geaux! Gators on the Geaux is a public art project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and although many gators have been stolen and/or destroyed, there are still many hanging Read More

“Before I die…” Art in Lake Charles

Have you seen this amazing art installation in downtown Lake Charles?!  I was so excited when we just happened to drive past it on one of our latest blog adventures, and I had to stop! The “Before I die…” project started in New Orleans when artist Candy Chang obtained permission to paint the wall of an Read More

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