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NOPA Accepting Submissions for $5000 Clarence John Laughlin Award

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The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA) is pleased to announce its offering of an annual $5000 award to recognize and reward a fine art photographer who is creating or has completed a significant body of photographic work.

The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created by the New Orleans Photo Alliance to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative expression. It honors the life and work of Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985), a New Orleans photographer best known for his surrealist images of the American South. The Clarence John Laughlin Award grants one $5000 prize annually to a photographer whose work exhibits sustained artistic excellence and creative vision.

George Slade, Curator for Photographic Resource Center, will serve as this year’s juror.

Complete details, guidelines and the online application form are available on the NOPA website here.

Deadline September 1, 2011.