Funeral held for 'Blue Dog' artist George Rodrigue - KLFY News 10

Funeral held for 'Blue Dog' artist George Rodrigue


A funeral was held Friday for renowned artist and New Iberia native George Rodrigue, who lost his battle with cancer on Saturday.

A graveside service and burial was held at 1 p.m. at Holy Family Cemetery in New Iberia.

Rodrigue began painting at age nine, when he had polio and his mother brought him paint-by-number kits. He began taking art lessons three years later.

In lieu of flowers, the family says donations may be mailed to the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts in New Orleans or online at

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