Craig Black does some wonderful murals and paintings, with installations at Houmas House (a River Road plantation that’s open for tours) and other residences. Behind Houmas House, there’s even a gallery of his work in the old gardener’s cottage.
But at his house in Gonzales, Louisiana, it’s not all pretty paintings of sugar cane and herons.
…concrete sculpted on the front of his home.
After the Saints won the Super Bowl, he turned it into the Whooo Dat House.
My favorite thing on Gonzales, was probably this sign outside Lamendola’s grocery store:
You’d have to be a wonderful character for your nickname to be “cock-a-doo”, right? Love that.