Title: “Roxie” A collaboration of music, art and glitzy fun
Celebrity: Rockin’ Dopsie Jr.
Artist: Erica Larkin Gaudet
Socialite: Gerri Valene
Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. is known worldwide as The Zydeco Rock Star, who creates magic on the washboard. His timeless energy, earthy voice, flamboyant personality and generous spirit of giving, make him a true ambassador for Louisiana.
Dopsie collaborated with Erica Larkin Gaudet on this piece. She is an artist specializing in metal art and fine furniture. “To see this feminine beauty bend heavy metal is hot!”
Gerri Valene is a community activist with a love of family, friends, and fun. According to Valene, this piece is “a must have." She believes music should make you want to dance and art should make you want to smile. Words she likes to live by: "Life is not a dress rehearsal, whatever it has in store, I’ll try to hold it together with the help of my 'glue gun.' I want to leave this world exhausted!”