Get Involved with NOPA

Are you interested in meeting people, learning new skills, and making a difference through photography? NOPA is an artist-driven nonprofit staffed almost entirely by volunteers. Join us today!


Development and Outreach Committee
Karen Wong,  Chair: This committee oversees the fundraising and development efforts of the organization including sponsorship and membership outreach, fundraising events, and grant writing and research.

Programming and Education Committee
Kevin Lajoie, Chair.  This committee is responsible for producing workshops, educational programs and community outreach projects including 2nd Tuesday meetings at NOPA, the EverydayNewOrleans Projects, the Artist Talk series, and the UnderExposed.

Exhibitions and Grant Program Committee
Natalie Cooney, Gallery Director and Britney Penouilh, Chair: This committee is responsible for of all NOPA Gallery exhibitions and promotion of our grant program.  Along with coordinating our grant-winner exhibitions (PhotoNOLA Review Prize, Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography and the Clarence John Laughlin Award for Fine Art Photography) the committee recommends exhibitions to the Board of Directors.

PhotoNOLA Committee
Ludovic Rousset, Chair; Jennifer Shaw, Artistic Director  The PhotoNOLA Committee produces NOPA’s premier annual event, the PhotoNOLA Festival of Photography. Committee members work together to plan programs, workshops, exhibitions outreach, the PhotoGALA, PhotoWALK, the Book Fair and CURRENTS, the NOPA member showcase at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

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