Philip M. Denman

MEMBER SINCE 2007 PHILIP M. DENMAN is a native of New Orleans and has been active in photography since the age of twenty five. In 1975 he befriended Clarence John Laughlin and aided with his projects over several years. Philip has participated in many photographic exhibitions including: "Exchanges in Imagination: The Clarence John Laughlin Collection"- New Orleans Museum of Art; "Contemporary Photography in Louisiana"- Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; the "Louisiana Photographers Salon" the Old State Capital, Baton Rouge; and the First Louisiana Contemporary Art Exhibit, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans to name a few. Philip has three photographs in the permanent collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art which were accessioned with the "Collection of Clarence John Laughlin: New Orleans and Beyond."

In addition, he has two published photographs, Pelican Publishing Company, New Orleans, LA. Cover photograph, The Buster Holmes Restaurant Cookbook  NEW ORLEANS HANDMADE COOKIN' and Acknowledgement and photograph in LOST RESTAURANTS of NEW ORLEANS by Peggy Scott Laborde and Tom Fitzmorris.

Recently accessioned photographs include Laurel Valley Plantation Photographs in the Southeastern Architectural Archive Collection (prints and slides circa 1978-80 and prints circa 2005) Special Collections Division/Tulane University Libraries/Joseph Merrick Jones Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Denman has worked as a freelance photographer since 1989 and resides in Covington, Louisiana.