Cité des Arts will be open for Second Saturday ArtWalk, and two new up and coming local artists, Beth Finch and Dyan Schnaars, will be the featured in the Gallery at Cité des Arts, Saturday, January 8, 2022. The exhibition will run through January 31st, at 109 Vine Street in downtown Lafayette. The Gallery is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday. For information on weekend times, please go to citedesarts.org, Facebook or call us at 337-291-1122.
Beth Finch, PhD. is a community theater performer, choral singer, retired associate professor, and most importantly, a grandmother. After ending a career of teaching business at Southern University and ULL, she found time to indulge in all the creative activities that had been put aside. Her paintings include both oils and acrylics; and range from colorful, whimsical to more representational landscape scenes.
Dyan Schnaars, JD. is Louisiana born and raised. She is a proud wife and mother and a divorce attorney by day. Dyan paints and does community theater as an outlet from her high stress career. She strives to create art full of color that evokes wonder and joy in the viewer. Her favorites are seascapes or farmlands, but any subject evoking peace and majesty appeals to her.
Cité des Arts is a non-profit organization that supports community-based theatre and arts endeavors. Cité des Arts began operation in 2000 and has experienced community support and engagement through the years. We are always looking for ways to expand our patron and user base. We offer open, accessible and affordable space for grassroots development of theatre and other arts. Cité des Arts commits to being a grassroots incubator of equity, diversity and inclusivity in the arts and culture. These fundamentally human values support the arts as a communal act opening a window into our shared reality. We commit ourselves to giving equal and affordable access to create and consume art that builds and sustains the diversity of voices in our community.