CURRENTS 2017

New Orleans Photo Alliance members are invited to submit work for consideration in CURRENTS 2017. The exhibit will open on December 7 at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in conjunction with the 2017 PhotoNOLA Festival.

RELEVANT DATES
October 10: Entry deadline (12 AM midnight CST)
October 23: Notification date
November 27: Receipt of artwork
December 8: Opening reception & juror talk, 5-7pm

JUROR
Richard McCabe is a curator, writer, and photographer. He was born in England and grew up in the American South. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. For the past nineteen years he has lived and worked in New York City and New Orleans.

Since 2010, McCabe has been the Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. He has curated over twenty-five exhibitions including: Seeing Beyond the Ordinary, The Mythology of Florida, The Rising, Eudora Welty: Photographs from the 1930s – 40s, Contemporary Alabama Photography, and The Colourful South.

Richard McCabe’s thoughts and writings on photography have been published in the New York Times, N.P.R., Louisiana Cultural Vistas, Spot, The Bitter Southerner, AINT – BAD, and South x Southeast magazine. In 2016, he contributed an introduction essay for the Fall Line Press publication: Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink: Bill Yates.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
> Open theme
> Submit 5-10 jpegs, from a cohesive body of work
> Artist statement + brief project description are also required
> All art submitted must be original work, created by the applicant
> $25 application fee to be directed through Paypal immediately after your application has been successfully uploaded.
> New Orleans Photo Alliance reserves the right to use selected images in web and print for exhibition related publicity purposes; NOPA will properly credit the photographers
> Images exhibited in previous CURRENTS exhibitions are not eligible for submission

ELIGIBILITY
Submission is open to all current members of the New Orleans Photo Alliance. Applicants may join at time of entry. You will need to create an Entry Thingy account in order to participate in this Call for Entries.

Questions, please email: currents@neworlensphotoalliance.org