Introducing Cory St. Ewart
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Introducing Cory St. Ewart

Cory St. Ewart is a Lafayette-based visual artist, filmmaker, and activist who uses his art to promote Black representation in Acadiana and explore concepts racial representation and personal identity in both physical and digital forms. St. Ewart is the founder of AcadianaBlack and the designer of the Acadiana Black Pride Flag. He has made multiple...

Introducing Drake Leblanc
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Introducing Drake Leblanc

Drake Leblanc is this week’s featured Art Circle artist. He is a filmmaker and media artist, and Founder and Creative Director of Above the Beyond,  a media powerhouse responsible for creating disruptive, thought provoking film and digital content. Drake is also a resident creative artist at Basin Arts.  I got into film because I saw...

Introducing Visual Artist Peggy Walters
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Introducing Visual Artist Peggy Walters

Peggy Walters is this week’s featured Art Circle artist. She is a Louisiana-based visual artist with a large collection of paintings inspired by nature and the Louisiana landscape. Peggy is also one of our most highly selected artists in the BARE Walls program (find out more about the program here). Each week Basin Arts is...

Introducing Photographer James Wilson
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Introducing Photographer James Wilson

James Wilson is this week’s featured Art Circle artist. He is a local photographer and clothing designer. He works as a tutor in the evenings, and is also currently interning with Basin Arts. Each week Basin Arts is featuring a different artist in the hopes that readers will get to know more about the diverse...

SCRATCH the SURFACE, the first BA Benefit!
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SCRATCH the SURFACE, the first BA Benefit!

Basin Arts is thrilled to announce that we are now an official NONPROFIT 501c3 ORGANIZATION making all donations tax-deductible. Clare Cook, founder of Basin Arts, launched the entity as ‘a container for creativity’ in 2016. The art center is a place where artists of all types collaborate and classes for all levels encourage artistic expression in the...

SURFACE by Basin Dance Collective, Nov. 28-30th
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SURFACE by Basin Dance Collective, Nov. 28-30th

Basin Dance Collective presents SURFACE Acadiana Center for the Arts, James Devin Moncus Theater November 28th – 30th, 7:30pm SURFACE is the newest original dance work from Basin Dance Collective, choreographed by Clare Cook in collaboration with body painter, Brittney Pelloquin and abstract painter, Dirk Guidry. In a world where polarities scream the loudest, SURFACE...

Basin Arts has a few new family members!
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Basin Arts has a few new family members!

In our third year here at Basin Arts, we have rearranged our artists spaces because one of our resident artists was starting to grow a bit too large for his space, lost one artists to her new mom duties, but we have added some new faces to the ever growing #containerforcreativity! Get to know these...

Congrats to BARE Walls
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Congrats to BARE Walls

Congrats to Team BARE Walls led by Dirk Guidry Art for receiving funding at 24hourcitizenproject !! BARE Walls is a new art subscription program through Basin Arts connecting local artists with local businesses to create more beautiful and awesome workspaces while simultaneously fueling the creative economy in our area! Win Win for everyone and #nobarewalls for Acadiana!...

AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The GreenRoom
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AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The GreenRoom

AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The Green Room Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’ve been flowing out into the streets of Downtown Lafayette all summer long and popping up when you least expect it and in the most surprising ways. For our fourth AMBUSH!! we started at Reve Coffee and danced our way down the street to The...

AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue
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AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue

AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’ve been flowing out into the streets of Downtown Lafayette all summer long and popping up when you least expect it and in the most surprising ways. For our third AMBUSH!! we popped up at the General Mouton Statue Ambush #3 happened on Saturday July 14th during Artwalk on...