Kendra Dupre attended college at Nicholls State University where she recieved her Bachelors in Fine Art. She began teaching while still in school and immediately knew that she wanted to pursue teaching art as a career. She started Brushworks in 2005 with her husband Jason and younger sister Lacy. Her love of working with children has always motivated her to study and learn more about art, and she credits her students through the years for teaching her how to become a better teacher and artist! Kendra also has been training in Jiu-Jitsu at Evolution Training in Houma since 2010 and teaches a women's self defense class there. In her spare time she also trains at Crossfit Houma and enjoys playing the guitar and singing.
Art Instructor - Classroom Manager
Lacy Miller has been teaching at Brushworks since 2005. She helped to start the business along with her sister Kendra and brother-in-law Jason. She attended college at Young Memorial earning her degree in accounting. She has been an artist since she was a small child. She has studied many styles and forms of art through the years. Her focus is on painting and drawing. She does commissioned pet portraits in her spare time. She also enjoys music and playing the drums. For more info on a commissioned piece email her at
Art Instructor - Graphic Design
Stacey Fabre attended college at Nicholls University, where she received a Bachelor’s of Fine Art in 1999 with an emphasis in Graphic Art. While pursuing a career in Graphic Art she followed her passion for painting with palette knives in highly textured style called impasto. Inspired by landscapes and buildings from South Louisiana she has created art shown at over 100+ art shows and festivals all across Southern Louisiana the past 8 years. Influencing the younger generation to successfully follow their passions is something she is very excited to be a part of.
Gabrielle Dinger graduated from Nicholls State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 2017. Although she enjoys all mediums, Gabrielle's focus is in sculpture. Most of her work revolves around metal fabrication, metal casting, wood working, as well as textile work. In 2015 she exhibited a sculpture at the National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art and Practices at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama. She is currently attending the University of Mississippi in Oxford working on her Master's Degree. When Gabrielle returns home for school breaks, she teaches camps and events at Brushworks sharing her knowledge of art with younger generations.