Born in New Orleans, Louis G. Sicard studied at Tulane University under Elsworth Woodward, Charles Wellington Boyle, Claude Jackson and Luis Granier. He moved to Shreveport in 1933 and resided there until his death in 1990. He exhibited at the New York World’s Fair in 1940 and later organized the Men’s Art Guild in Shreveport. He taught many workshops and classes at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum during his time in Shreveport, and was a guiding force in the Shreveport Art Club, serving as President for many years. Who’s Who in American Art listed Sicard and he was honored as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.).

In the two videos below, Louis Sicard’s grandson, Chuck Sicard and great granddaughter, Rachel Sicard discuss their ancestors painting style and commitment to Art education.