Introducing Paul Kieu
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Introducing Paul Kieu

My name is Paul Kieu, and I’m a photographer based right here in Downtown Lafayette. I’m originally from Vermilion Parish, and these days I primarily work in editorial and commercial photography. Through that work, I’m able to travel around the state to photograph a wide variety of things from obvious subjects like Mardi Gras to...

Introducing Kristie Mayeaux
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Introducing Kristie Mayeaux

Since 2008 Kristie Mayeaux has been a working artist, academic and contemplative. She has foundations in painting with a growing interdisciplinary investigation on the intersections of the Anthropocene and Spirituality. With this work she hopes to provide insight to our interdependence with one another and the natural world, and to deepen her own connection to...

Introducing Terrance Morgan
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Introducing Terrance Morgan

Terrance Morgan began training as a self-taught dancer doing mostly free-style (improvisation), which is when he first was introduced to the hip hop dance style of B-Boying. This led to him becoming an original member of a local dance group called Kabuki Kru.  Terrance began traveling throughout the U.S. to participate in underground B-Boy Battles,...

Introducing Jo Vidrine
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Introducing Jo Vidrine

I call myself the Freelance Cajun, Seemed like a good ear-catching name that serves as an umbrella title for some of the things that I do. My passions lie in music, photography, and sharing food from southwest Louisiana. I have a deep connection and sense of place in south Louisiana through its music, culture, and...

Introducing Natalie Kojis
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Introducing Natalie Kojis

I’ve always loved to move. Being a kinesthetic learner, I’ve always relied on movement to help me improve both mentally and physically. I definitely did the ballet-tap-jazz thing when I was younger but it wasn’t really until high school that I learned how to channel my emotions through dance. This made dancing almost hypnotic for...

Introducing Emily Spikes
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Introducing Emily Spikes

Emily Spikes is a painter born, raised, and working in Lafayette, Louisiana. Her work is influenced primarily by the sights, sounds, and traditions of Louisiana culture. Her biggest goal with her work is to remind the viewer that even the most simple elements of our culture are filled with beauty and intrigue. She spends most days creating...

Introducing Nicole Curtis
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Introducing Nicole Curtis

I fell in love with dance at the young age of three years old. What started off as rolling around on the floor and making up dances for my friends and family turned into a lifelong passion. I studied dance extensively through my adolescence and high school. After a short hiatus from dance a few months...

Introducing Michael Eble
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Introducing Michael Eble

Michael Eble was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a BFA degree in painting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a MFA degree in painting and drawing from the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, Mississippi. He is currently Curator of Exhibitions, Events, and Engagement for the College of the Arts at the...

Introducing Sarah Lass
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Introducing Sarah Lass

I am a dancer, choreographer, writer, and educator, currently splitting my time between Louisiana and Massachusetts. My work centers dance improvisation and compositional practice in conversation with a wide range of fields including ecology, neurophysiology, and philosophy to explore intersections between embodiment, perception, and design. The mode of my creative output encompasses choreography, performance, creative...

Introducing Rachel Adams
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Introducing Rachel Adams

Rachel Adams is the Marketing Manager at the Acadiana Center for the Arts and co-owner of the new aerial gym in town, Sky Craft. Rachel finds herself captivated by Acadiana’s rich cultural ecosystem that includes art, local music, food, and the special places that create community. She was drawn to her position at the AcA...