“Caricature does not tell the full story of its subject. Such is the case with both the life and work of Gregory DeWitt. Dewitt was sometimes uncharitably caricatured as the “mad monk” responsible for painting the murals at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Baton Rouge and several works at Saint Joseph Abbey outside of Covington. By some accounts he was possessed of both a prickly character and an inspired artistic gift.”
Read my full article on this fascinating figure and his art work across south Louisiana at Country Roads Magazine.