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  • An Inside Look at Wendy Rodrigue's "Life and Legacy Tour" The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts invites you to take an inside look at Wendy Rodrigue's Life & Legacy Tour. She began this statewide initiative last year as a...
  • Sharing Rodrigue's Blue Dog with Pre-K Students GRFA's Rachel Gaudry and Pre-K students from Isidore Newman School share their Blue Dog sculpture creations.Recently, the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts had the opportunity to share the Blue...
  • See Photos from Mandeville Aioli Dinner The Aioli Dinner Supper Club would like to thank our Mandeville friends for making the April 28th Aioli Dinner such a memorable night supporting our Louisiana A+ Schools program. We...
  • Special Needs Artists in Lafayette Paint the Blue Dog with GRFA GRFA's Jacques Rodrigue and Rachel Gaudry and D.R.E.A.M.S. teacher Annie Dee Hoerner with participants in the D.R.E.A.M.S. Art class. Last Thursday, GRFA had the wonderful opportunity to share the art of...
  • Free Shuttle to Mandeville Aioli Dinner for Southshore Guests TRANSPORTATIONPlease note that we will be providing complimentary shuttle service from Metairie to Mandeville for this event. If you are interested in transportation, please contact us at 504-324-9614 or info@georgerodriguefoundation.org.See...

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    The Story of the Blue Dog
    As a boy, Rodrigue knew of a legend of the "loup-garou" or werewolf that lurked in sugar cane fields, threatening to haunt bad children. The legend said nothing about the loup-garou's color, but Rodrigue thought the night sky would cast a blue-grey shade on its fur when he painted it in 1984 for Bayou (Inkwell), a book of forty ghost stories by Chris Segura.