Hunter is one of the nation’s most famous primitive painters and one of the most well known Louisiana artists. She lived and worked at Melrose, just outside Natchitoches, for decades.
Tomorrow the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches presents, Clementine Hunter “Making a Mark”.
Tommy Whitehead is the curator of this tri-centennial open house event. It’s from 10 to 4 at the Lemee House on Jefferson Street in the downtown historic district.
It features rare and early works. The works are from the collections of the Ann and Jack Brittain Family and Melrose Plantation. Tommy Whitehead, curator of this tri-centennial open house event, has also contributed his own paintings to this event.
KLAX ABC 31 News 2/7/14