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Local Artists bring Hope, Faith & Love to SWLA through Historic Hurricane Artwork

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Local Artists bring Hope, Faith & Love to SWLA through Historic Hurricane Artwork
The three historic pieces show an evolution of our hearts as we moved through our journey to recovery after the devastating 2020 hurricane season. It’s a progression to peace and a reminder that the love we have for one another and for our community is the driving force that will bring SWLA back to life.

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Candice Alexander Unveils 2020 SWLA Official Mardi Gras Poster

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Candice Alexander Unveils 2020 SWLA Official Mardi Gras Poster

On January 3, 2020 Candice Alexander unveiled SWLA's 2020 Official Mardi Gras Poster.  Candice Alexander, Louisiana Artist, has created Southwest Louisiana’s Official Mardi Gras Poster for 3 consecutive years. The 2020 Official Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Poster is one of the most significant posters to date. In the poster you will find history, tradition and South Louisiana culture tied together in a timeless piece of art.  The poster is set in Downtown Lake Charles, La. In the background you can see one of Lake Charles most historic buildings, The Charleston Hotel. This building was the first skyscraper in The Lake...

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Mardi Gras Kickoff & Poster Reveal Party

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Mardi Gras Kickoff & Poster Reveal Party

2020 Mardi Gras Season Kickoff Event & Poster RevealLAKE CHARLES, La. (December 9, 2019)—Southwest Louisiana is kicking off the 2020 Mardi Gras Season with a two-day celebration, Friday – Saturday, Jan. 3 - 4, 2020. On Friday, Jan. 3, from 5 – 8 p.m., there will be a Mardi Gras Kickoff & Poster Reveal Party complete with food trucks, complimentary wine and beer, Mardi Gras floats on display, Mardi Gras costumes and live music by Bluesiana Red at Alexander Art Studio, 900 Ryan St. #102. The following day, celebrate   Twelfth Night at the Lake Charles Civic Center at 7...

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Candice Alexander Designs Bacardi Logo For Special Event

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Candice Alexander Designs Bacardi Logo For Special Event

Candice Alexander, Louisiana Artist, was commissioned in 2008 by Bacardi Liquor to create a custom design for their Bacardi Gras Event. The artist's work was used by the company for years to celebrate the Mardi Gras season.   

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Washington DC Mardi Gras Commission

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Washington DC Mardi Gras Commission

Candice Alexander, Louisiana Artist, was commissioned in November of 2019 to create the Krewe of Mystick Washington DC poster. Captain and Congressman Clay Higgins requested a design that would depict the rich history of South Louisiana.  Louisiana history is rich in tradition and culture unique to The State. For the first time, this rich history is reflected in a timeless piece of art:  Mystick Krewe of Louisiana, Washington DC Mardi Gras Poster created by Candice Alexander, Louisiana Artist.  You will find double symbolism pointing to both the legend of Jean Lafitte and the history of the Acadians throughout the design....

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