2018 CJL Finalist: Gary Burnley

In her memoir, “Negroland”, Margo Jefferson observes, ”Being an Other, in America, teaches you to imagine what can’t imagine you. That’s your first education.” As an African American artist, my perception has been molded by the bifurcated expectations and contradictions of that unimaginable existence. The physical collages and stereographic devices I create encourage dissociated ideals … Continue reading 2018 CJL Finalist: Gary Burnley

2018 CJL Finalist: Gus Bennett

  My photography is about community and collaboration. It is from this premise, that my work is given roots necessary to grow and influence others. Public involvement has always been the key to my success as a photographer. When I am engaged in the spirit of collective collaboration, things become clear and ideas begin to … Continue reading 2018 CJL Finalist: Gus Bennett

Instagram!

WE WANT YOU! Members are what makes our organization amazing and we know you have amazing photography! That’s why we are asking all interested current members of the New Orleans Photo Alliance to send their photos to be featured on the Photo Alliance Instagram page! Rules are easy! Please send either: ONE image to be used uncropped … Continue reading Instagram!

2nd Tuesday at NOPA | PORTFOLIO PREP FOR UNDEREXPOSED

The New Orleans Photo Alliance welcomes photographers to our 2nd Tuesday event that is designed to help you prepare your portfolios for public presentation. Come engage with other photographers in a lively discussion on the practical steps necessary to best showcase your work to the public. UnderExposed – A Day-Long Celebration of Regional Photography is … Continue reading 2nd Tuesday at NOPA | PORTFOLIO PREP FOR UNDEREXPOSED

Give [POLA] / GiveNOLA

Click below to DONATE and see you May 1st! This GiveNOLA Day, Donate to the New Orleans Photo Alliance and come get your portrait taken at the gallery at  1111 Saint Mary Street MAKE A $10+ DONATION TO NOPA THROUGH GIVE NOLA DAY AND GET YOUR OWN PERSONALIZED PORTRAIT BY ONE OF OUR PHOTOGRAPHERS!  ONE OF … Continue reading Give [POLA] / GiveNOLA

MPS Fund Testimonial: Amber Shields

  I was thrilled to hear my photography series, Visions of Johanne – The Aging Female Body, a 15-year exploration of a woman’s life in her 70s and 80s, was selected by Olivier C. Laurent, former Editor of LightBox, TIME’s photography website, as a winner of the New Orleans Photo Alliance’s 2017 Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography. … Continue reading MPS Fund Testimonial: Amber Shields

TUES April 24: Stranger with a Camera & Artist Talk w/ Io Cooman

TUESDAY April 24, 6:30pm – 8:30 pm Belgian photographer and photo editor Io Cooman is often confronted with issues around representation while working for major newspapers in Belgium and The Netherlands. In New Orleans, Cooman is working towards a better understanding of how to deal with these problematics as a professional. In partnership with the … Continue reading TUES April 24: Stranger with a Camera & Artist Talk w/ Io Cooman