The Bossier Arts Council is dedicated to fostering, promoting, supporting and providing cultural events and arts programming of the highest quality for Bossier Parish. The Bossier Arts Council emphasizes this mission by: focusing on the growth and education of artists and arts organizations, enhancing the quality of life for Bossier citizens and developing a cultural identity for Bossier.
In the same vein as the book
and movie by Elizabeth Gilbert, “Eat, Pray, Love”, Marlen Waters’ mantra “Laugh,
Love, Letter, & Paint” is an exploration of color, spirit, paint, prayer
and self-discovery using watermedia on paper and canvas.
Marlen was Born and raised in
Homer, La., and graduated from La. Tech University with a M.S. in Medical
Technology and a M.B.A. in Marketing.She continued her education studying art and calligraphy at La. Tech
University, University of Pennsylvania, Chicago College of Art, St. Johns
University, and with various master calligraphers and artists.She is a board member of the North Central
Louisiana Arts Council, a charter member of the Piney Hills Art Gallery, a
roster artist and a member of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council, and was a Louisiana
Division of the Arts roster artist.She
is a member of the Ouachita River Art Gallery, Lincoln Parish Museum, Zeta Tau
Alpha, and Beta Sigma Phi.
Marlen is married to Roy
Waters. They live in Ruston, La. and have three children.
They attend Trinity United
Methodist Church. Her artwork can be viewed on her website, www.marlenwaters.com.
art of Daniel Cassity and Marlen Waters will be in BAC's East Bank Gallery, 630
Barksdale Blvd., From July 17-August 17 with an opening reception on July 20th
@3pm The East Bank Gallery
is open from 11am-6pm Tuesday through Saturday