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Louisiana-born artist and writer Alex Roussel truly lives by the motto of "never stop creating," always at-work, whichever avenue of expression is being taken. Through observation and confession, aspects of humanity and nature are revealed through written word and brushstrokes. Personal storms and universal desires flow through each piece constructed. 


Roussel completed a Bachelors of Arts in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2011 - and in 2013 received a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Liberty University. Roussel currently resides in Lafayette, teaching art and English - and creates work ceaselessly.  Beside their own exhibitions and publications, Roussel's writings and art have been seen in The Acadiana Center of the Arts, The Vermilion, Poets for Living Waters, Talkin' Blues, and others. 


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Twitter: @rousselart

Instagram: @rousselart


Dead Inside (and Other Garden Friends) at Gallery R Downtown.
Lafayette, LA. 2022.

Manic Pixie Dream Pigeons at Beausoleil Books & Whisper Room.
Lafayette, LA. 2022.

Broke and Need a Christmas Miracle at Beausoleil Books & Whisper Room.
Lafayette, LA. 2021. 

Pandemic Paintings at Gallery R Downtown. Lafayette, LA. 2021.

Private Passions / Secret Storms at Gallery R Downtown.
Lafayette, LA. 2019-2020.

Joni & The Blues at Gallery R Downtown. Lafayette, LA. 2018.

Pastel Flesh at Gallery R Downtown. Lafayette, LA. 2017-2018.

Ink and Watercolor at Gallery R Downtown. Lafayette, LA. 2017.

Fog Swiftly Lifting (2022)

Sargasso (2021)

Trash (2020)

Saline (2020)

At Thirty (2019)

Wax Fruits (2018)

The Pigs and I (2018)

Until All Goes Blue (2018)

Unspeakable Thing (2017)

Indigo (2017) 

Just for the Taste (2016)

NINE: Selected Poems, 2006-2015 (2015)

Bruised And Bitten Fruit (2015)

Demon Coffee (2015)

Midnight at the Oasis (2015)

Cross-Legged Atop Reality (2014)

Wilderness Song (2013)

Shout You Killed One Man, Shout You Killed Two (2013)

God Speak (2013)

The Mother of Ten Thousand Things (2013)

What's There To Do On Komodo? (2012)

And This Weak & Idle Theme (A Play) (2012)

a World Of Fractured Mirrors (2011)

Ginger Cake (2011)

A Heart-to-Heart Talk... (Between You, The Not-So-Outstanding Graduates, And ME, The Outstanding Graduate) (2011)

The Night I Met Captain Fantastic (2011)

Is There Peanut Butter In Timbuktu? (2010)

MEDUSA (2009)

I Obviously Wasn't Dead Yet When I Wrote This! (2008)
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