Why does the artist focus on the blue dog that has now become his signature? "The blue dog, before he was a blue dog, he was a Cajun folk lore tale called the loup-garou," he says. "When I was a child, my mother would tell me that if I wasn’t good today, the loup-garou would come get me tonight."
Taken by the Houston Chronicle’s Smiley Pool, the shot of a lone house still standing in Gilchrist after Hurricane Ike was seen all over the world. Looking through archival images, it turns out no one should have been surprised the house survived.