The Aioli Dinner Supper Club is a multi-course wine paired fundraising event, re-creating the famous painting by George Rodrigue. Learn more HERE.

Our Programs

Scholarship Art & Songwriting Contest

GRFA grants monetary scholarships to High School Juniors and Seniors through an annual visual arts and songwriting competition in order to encourage individual participation in the arts.

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Print Donation

Since 2009, the GRFA Print Donation Program has helped over 1,000 organizations raise over $3 million at their fundraising events through silent auctions, raffles and more!

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George’s Art Closet

Many teachers often face the problem of inadequate funding for visual art supplies and struggle to provide meaningful arts experiences for their students.

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Louisiana A+ Schools

GRFA supports Louisiana A+ Schools, which is a research-based whole school network with a mission of nurturing creativity in every learner through an arts-integrated school network. Louisiana A+ Schools is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization

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Meet George Rodrigue

Born and raised in Cajun Country, Louisiana, U.S.A., artist George Rodrigue portrayed on his canvas what he feared was his dying heritage---including its land, people, traditions, and mythology.  As he often explained, he sought to “graphically interpret the Cajun culture,” preserving it in the face of a progressive world.

Rodrigue’s art studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles spawned one of the greatest success stories in American art.  In the early 1990s his Blue Dog Series, based on the French-Cajun loup-garou legend, catapulted him to worldwide fame, while his dark Renaissance-like landscapes developed into robust modern masterpieces.

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