Local artist and icon George Dureau is a definitive New Orleans talent who has given much to the people and the city he loves over the years. Now his fans can return the favor.
The 82-year-old painter, sculptor and photographer spends his days in a nursing home due to the ruthless effects of Alzheimer’s. He’s being well cared for, but long-term financial support is a concern. That’s why close friend Katie Nachod and other acquaintances, who fondly call themselves “Friends of George,” have planned a fundraising event for Dureau.