Category Archives: Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography

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

Keliy Anderson-Staley & Brandon Thibodeaux at NOPA Gallery

NOPA is pleased to present a two-person exhibition showcasing work from the 2014 CJL Award and MPS Grant recipients. Brandon Thibodeaux – Maw Maw’s New Braids Brandon Thibodeaux, the Michael P. Smith Fund Grant winner, will exhibit selections from his series When Morning Comes. The long-term project focuses on rural African American communities in Northern … Continue reading Keliy Anderson-Staley & Brandon Thibodeaux at NOPA Gallery

NOPA accepting Michael P. Smith Grant Applications through March 30

Brandon Thibodeaux – Mississippi 662 Michael P. Smith Fund Accepting Applications for $5,000 Grant  through March 30, 2015 The New Orleans Alliance (NOPA) is currently accepting applications for the Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography(MPS Fund) 2015 grant. This fund, established by NOPA to honor the legendary New Orleans photographer Michael P. Smith, awards … Continue reading NOPA accepting Michael P. Smith Grant Applications through March 30

Dallas-based Brandon Thibodeaux is 2014 MPS Grant recipient

Dallas-based photographer Brandon Thibodeaux is the recipient of the NOPA-associated, 2014 Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography (MPS Fund) Grant, in support of his long-term documentary photo project, “When Morning Comes,” which focuses on rural African-American communities in North Mississippi. The MPS Fund, established by NOPA to honor the life of legendary New Orleans … Continue reading Dallas-based Brandon Thibodeaux is 2014 MPS Grant recipient