Summer 2021 Juried Exhibition: Remember the Darkroom?

July 24 – September 24

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 24, 6-8 PM
New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery
7800 Oak Street, New Orleans LA

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In celebration of the opening of our new on-site darkroom, the NOPA Resource Center presents an exhibition of darkroom photography. Remember the Darkroom?  is juried by Eddie Ralph Hebert, NOPA’s current Gallery Director. Remember the Darkroom?  will open with a public reception at the NOPA Gallery on July 24, 6 pm. This show features thirty pieces of work by sixteen darkroom photographers:

“This exhibition is in conjunction with the inaugural opening of NOPA’s darkroom. I wanted to remind our photographic community of what is creatively possible in darkrooms like the one now available for use at the NOPA Resource Center. Collectively, these photographers have achieved just that. The photographs presented in this exhibition make up a variety of subject matter, from documentary to experimental, some work created decades ago and others created in the past months.”

-Juror Eddie Ralph Hebert, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery Director

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward “Eddie” Ralph Hebert has been employed in the New Orleans Art community for over 28 years. Hebert’s educational background is in Photography, Painting and Sociology. He attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (now the NOCCA Institute) from 1977-1980 in the Visual Arts School and earned a BA in Fine Arts from the University of New Orleans in 1986. Hebert has continued to study The History of Photography, Art History, Painting and Drawing following his formal education.

Hebert was employed at A Gallery for Fine Photography from 1993 to 2020 where he served as Gallery Director. During his tenure at A Gallery, Eddie Ralph Hebert assisted in the curation of photography exhibitions for the gallery and sold photographs in New Orleans as well as art fairs in New York City, Basel, Switzerland and Paris, France. He continues to offer consultations to photographic artists through portfolio reviews.