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Dusty Reed, aka “The Cajun Picasso” and Festival International’s 2024 Artist


Live with Dusty Reed, aka “The Cajun Picasso” and Festival International’s 2024 Artist

We are chatting with Dusty Reed, aka “The Cajun Picasso,” and Festival International’s local artist for 2024. Dusty is a professional artist based here in South Louisiana. He showcases his unique blend of folk art and cubism in galleries across Acadiana. Dusty’s diverse portfolio reflects the vibrant culture of his region, and he is known for repurposing forgotten objects into compelling pieces that pay homage to Louisiana’s rich heritage.

Check out his work at

You can also visit to purchase his art for this year’s Festival International event, one of the largest free musical festivals in the country.

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