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Learn how Louisiana artist preserves gators through 'fish rubbing' art in The Advocate BR's article

Check out Louisiana Public Broadcasting's segment on Leslie Charleville and her art style, GYOTAKU

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Later gator: Artist Leslie Charleville draws upon ancient technique to immortalize swamp and Gulf creatures

Check out Leslie's spread in the 2020 Currents issue "The Loneliest Place in Louisiana"!


Gyo- What? Can you say that again?

Want to learn more about what Leslie does and her heart behind her art? Check out The Creative issue.

Swollfest Fishing Rodeo 2021 was one for the books. This organization means so much to me. On the outside, it’s just another fishing rodeo, but once you experience it, you quickly realize it’s much more.

The heart of Swollfest beats for others.  Whether it’s a differently-abled child, a wounded veteran, or a person who’s faced life's hardest trials, Swollfest gives a reprieve and an opportunity to experience God's beautiful creation in true Swollfest style.  

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