Media Advisory
March 16, 2017
For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
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Dave Robicheaux's "Southern Life" Exhibit at the Iberia Library 
Photo by Margaret Melancon
Who: Iberia Parish Library, Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival & L'Acadian Art Guild

What: L'Acadian Art Guild "Southern Life" Dave Robicheaux art gallery and reception

When: Friday, March 31 and Saturday April 1, 2017 from 2:30 - 5 p.m.

Where: Iberia Parish Library - Main St. Branch, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, La.


L'Acadian Art Guild, in conjunction with the Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival will present their latest art gallery, "Southern Life," at two light receptions held March 31 and April 1, 2017. "Southern Life" brings to life depictions of the south, its people, culture and heritage. The artists will be present during the receptions and their artwork will be available for purchase. The art will hang until May 5. 

The guild artists participating include:

  • Margaret Melancon
  • Yvette Viator
  • Karen Gesser
  • Marilyn Vice
  • Melba Lormand
  • Carla Hostetter
  • Roxy Blanton
  • Heather Cole
  • Katherine Gandy
  • Gladys Romero
  • Susan Clark
  • Shannon Viator
  • Gail Trim
  • Dean Lancon
  • Jack Ferry
  • Nan Landry
  • Sarah Bingham
  • Troy Leleux
  • Gladys Chapman
  • Casey Hilty
  • Linda Meaux
  • Darnelle Delcambre
  • Linda Bourque
  • Tony Cutrera
  • Lorraine Barras
  • Jacquie Delcambre
  • Michiru Kusaka Migues
  • Holly Rame

The non guild artists participating include:
  • CeCe Viator
  • Paul Schexnayder
  • Cynthia Alleman
  • Shirley Gauthier
  • Theresa Trahan
  • Rene Judice
  • Sylvia Madajeski
  • Micki Romero
  • Mickey Delcambre
For more information about the exhibit, contact Stephanie Lee at the Iberia Parish Library at (337) 364-7150 and

For more information on the Dave Robicheaux' Hometown Literary Festival, visit


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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
2513 Hwy 14 | New Iberia, LA | 70560
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