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NOPA members’ meeting, juried exhibit deadline coming up

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There are two important dates for members, and Gulf South photography people, to remember for the coming week, including:

  • Monday, Jan. 16: NOPA Members Meeting.
  • The Photo Alliance will be hosting its first monthly meeting of 2012 on this date, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Alliance gallery, located at 1111 Saint Mary Street in the Lower Garden District.

    On the agenda are items including: A rundown of the annual PhotoNOLA festival, from December 2011, and discussion of new partnerships that NOPA will be making this year. Russell Lord, the new Curator of Photographs, Prints and Drawings at the New Orleans Museum of Art, will also be on hand to talk about what the museum has in story for the new year.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 18, Deadline for NOPA’s “Light,” a juried exhibition.
  • The NOPA gallery will be hosting this exhibition from Monday, Feb. 6 to Sunday, March 25. Submissions are sought that explore the meaning of light, and its visual, sensual or emotional qualities.

    The juror for this exhibit is Julie Grahame, a photography publishing consultant and the publisher of the online photography showcase aCurator. 

    Photographers may submit the work via an entry form at the NOPA website