NOPA News

NOPA MEMBERSHIP MEETING THIS WEEK

The New Orleans Photo Alliance invites all photographers to attend its next General Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 2, 7pm at the NOPA Gallery, 1111 St. Mary St.

The featured speaker will be Jerry Ward, a Canon Professional Market Specialist, who will present his program, “Know Your Camera So You Can Be Creative!” More details below in earlier post, and on New Orleans Photo Alliance website.

Free Prints!! Jerry Ward will also be demonstrating the latest Canon printer during the hanging of the Alliance Member’s Push Pin show. If you would like to see what this printer is capable of doing, please bring a few images on a disc to Thursday’s meeting. Please follow FILE SPECS in earlier post.

Jerry will be printing on Friday, April 3 from 3-6pm and on Saturday, April 4 from 1-4pm.

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CALL FOR GALLERY VOLUNTEERS

We need your help! Please volunteer to gallery-sit during April and May. To sign up for any of the dates listed below, please contact Michelle Wuttke at redbeansandrice@mac.com

Available dates and times:
Date Time
Sun 04/05 12-4
Fri 04/10 3-6
Sat 04/11 12-4
Sun 04/12 Closed for Easter
Fri 04/17 3-6
Sat 04/18 12-4
Sun 04/19 12-4
Fri 04/24 3-6
Sat 04/25 12-4
Sun 04/26 12-4
Fri 05/01 3-6
Sat 05/02 12-4
Sun 05/03 12-4
Fri 05/08 3-6
Sat 05/09 12-4
Sun 05/10 12-4
Fri 05/15 3-6
Sat 05/16 12-4
Sun 05/17 12-4
Fri 05/22 3-6
Sat 05/23 12-4

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2009 PUSH PIN SHOW
NOPA Gallery 1111 St. Mary St.

The New Orleans Photo Alliance invites photographers to exhibit their latest work in the 2009 PUSH PIN SHOW. All that is required is current membership in NOPA (new or renewal), a $5 entry fee and up to 650 sq. in. of your unmatted photos (equivalant to two 16×20’s.) Attach your prints directly to the wall with push pins; no framing required. Wall space will be filled on a first come, first served basis beginning Friday April 3, 3-6pm and continuing on Saturday April 4 from 8-4pm.

Opening Reception: Saturday April 4, 6-9pm

Exhibition will remain up until May 23, during which time you will be allowed to freshen your allotted wall space with new prints, to make for an everchanging, dynamic and interactive show.

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RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY!

NOPA 2009-2010 Membership Year:
April 1, 2009 – March 31, 2010 (includes new memberships & renewals after 09/30/08)

Membership Form: http://spreadsheets.google.com/embeddedform?key=piDO-owoul1Z6k-u06TQpaQ

Online Payment via Paypal: http://www.neworleansphotoalliance.org/membership.php

Contact Marianne Wafer with any questions: membership@neworleansphotoalliance.org

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APRIL NEWSLETTER DEADLINE APPROACHING

The next edition of the NOPA e-newsletter will be sent out soon. To have your news or content included, please submit by next Monday, April 6. We welcome all newsletter content…please consider contributing an article, review, call to artists, upcoming shows, opportunities, an image or a link.

If you have any news or upcoming exhibitions you would like included, please send me an email with the details:
-name of show and artist(s)
-gallery name
-gallery address
-opening reception date and time
-image (optional) in JPEG FORMAT ONLY. Please note that they will be edited down to average 250px size.
-direct clickable link to event/gallery/your website
-NO PDF FILES – we do not have attachments in our newsletter; we can only post links to your content hosted elsewhere

Please keep it simple; bullet point style is great. All suggestions welcome. Space is limited but every effort will be made to include submissions. Send your news directly to Ann Marie Popko at apopko@aol.com with “newsletter submission” in the subject line.