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Photos from NOLA artists sought for Julia Street pop-up show

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The Crusade for Collecting, a nonprofit whose mission is to cultivate new art lovers, patrons and collectors via innovative engagement with the arts, is  is seeking images from New Orleans-based photographers for a pop-up show scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1.

The deadline for submissions is Saturday, Oct. 20.

The exhibit will be held in connection with a gallery walk on Julia Street in New Orleans, in connection with PhotoNOLA 2012, the seventh annual installment of the city’s festival of photography.

The show will be presented in roving fashion along the Warehouse District street, via a 1977 Volkswagen van called Lady Blue, a vehicle purchased through a Kickstarter fundraiser. All accepted photos will be given away by the end of the show, and not sold.

Requirements for submissions include the following:

  • Local photographers may only enter only one photo per entrant. No fee will be charged.
  • Participating photographers must be based in New Orleans. 
  • Submitted images must be jpegs and no longer than 700 pixels on the long side. 
  • Those entering work are asked to include a name, e-mail address, phone number and photographic website in the body of an entry e-mail.
  • Submissions may be sent to by Oct. 20 at 12 p.m. 

Requirements for those with work accepted will include the following:

  • Selected photographers must be present at the event, which will take place on Dec. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m. 
  • Photographers with accepted work be responsible for printing 10 copies of their own images.  
  • The aforementioned images must be printed at 6×9 inches, signed and numbered (that is, listed as editions). 

 Photographers with accepted work will be notified by Thursday, Dec. 1.

The Crusade for Collecting was founded by Jennifer Schwartz, an Atlanta-based photographer, gallery owner and consultant who has, notably, served as a portfolio reviewer for PhotoNOLA. The organization has non-profit status through sponsorship of the New York Foundation for the Arts.