PhotoNOLA 2010 PhotoGALA

Celebrate the 5th PhotoNOLA in style!

PhotoGALA Benefit Party & Auction
Saturday Dec 4, 2010
9pm-Midnight

Trixie Minx of Fleur de Tease (c) Samuel Portera 2009Featuring a live auction of contemporary photography, burlesque performances by Fleur de Tease, musical entertainment by Jon Cleary and D.J. Brice Nice and exciting prize raffles including a Canon 50D camera kit courtesy of Lakeside Camera Photoworks.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres provided by Curry Corner, Fat Hen Grill, Jacques-Imo’s, La Boulangerie and others.

Auction will feature works by Jamie Baldridge, Julie Blackmon, Paul Caponigro, Michael Donnor, Jan Gilbert, William Greiner, David Halliday, Andy Levin, Louviere+Vanessa, Michael Kenna, Frank Relle, Victoria Ryan, Josephine Sacabo and Mario Tama.

The Big Top
1638 Clio St.
New Orleans, LA

Tickets $20. Cash Bar.

PhotoGALA is a fundraiser for the New Orleans Photo Alliance, a volunteer run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Vox Dei, Third Movement by Jamie Baldridge

Vox Dei, Third Movement by Jamie Baldridge


Jamie Baldridge
Vox Dei, Third Movement, 2007
Medium: archival pigment print on Hahnemühle PhotoRag paper
Dimensions: 21.75″ x 27.4″
Edition: 11/20
Value: $2300
Gallery Affiliation: Taylor Bercier Fine Art

Before the Storm by Julie Blackmon

Before the Storm by Julie Blackmon


Julie Blackmon
Before the Storm, 2007
Medium: archival pigment print
Dimensions: 40″x40″
Edition: Artists Proof
Value: $6000
This piece is sold out in all sizes and no longer available from any of Julie’s galleries.

Window and Still Life, 1958 by Paul Caponigro

Window and Still Life, 1958 by Paul Caponigro


Paul Caponigro
Window and Still Life, 1958
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions: 9 1/2″ x 7 3/8″
Edition: open edition
Value: $5000
This is a very rare vintage print. It has been authenticated by the artist for Soulcatcher Studio. Negative date: 1958, Print date: 1958.
Courtesy of Jane Larkin and Soulcatcher Studio

My Paper Universe 1 by Michael Donnor

My Paper Universe by Michael Donnor


Michael Donnor
My Paper Universe, 2010
Medium: encaustic finished toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions: 31″x33″
Edition: 2/10
Value: $2000
My Paper Universe is from the new unreleased portfolio Upon Awakening.
Signed, Titled, and Editioned Verso.

Prompt Sentinel by Ann George

Prompt Sentinel by Ann George


Ann George
Prompt Sentinel , 2010
(From the series The Three Chapters of Illumination: God Calling)
Medium: archival pigment print
Dimensions: 16”x20” print
Edition: 1/25
Value: $1300

Biography of a Ballplayer by  Jan Gilbert

Biography of a Ballplayer by Jan Gilbert


Jan Gilbert
Biography of a Ballplayer, 1997
Medium: mixed photo media
Dimensions: 17” x 23-l/4”
Edition: Artists Proof
Value: $800
This work is the concluding image of a thirteen-year homage to my Brooklyn Dodger baseball player/father, Charlie Gilbert, and was used as the basis of my Century Club print commissioned by the Contemporary Arts Center.

Running Shoes in Driveway at Dusk, New Orleans, 1993 by William Greiner

Running Shoes in Driveway at Dusk, New Orleans, 1993 by William Greiner


William Greiner
Running Shoes in Driveway at Dusk, New Orleans, 1993
Medium: c-print
Dimensions: 10″x8″ print, framed 18″x16″
Edition: Artists Proof
Value: $600
10×8″ c-print, artist proof, signed and titled in ink on verso, along with a signed, first edition, hardbound book “A NEW LIFE: Stories and Photographs from the Suburban South“, W.W. Norton/Doubletake 1996. Image taken 1993, print 1996. This image appears in the book as frontispiece.

Camellia, 2009 by David Halliday

Camellia, 2009 by David Halliday


David Halliday
Camellia, 2009
Medium: sepia toned silver print
Dimensions: 15”x15” image, framed
Edition: limited to 25
Value: $900
Gallery Affiliation: Arthur Roger Gallery

Cimitero San Michele, Venice, Italy, 1987 by Micael Kenna

Cimitero San Michele, Venice, Italy, 1987 by Michael Kenna


Michael Kenna
Cimitero San Michele, Venice, Italy, 1987
Medium: sepia toned silver gelatin print
Dimensions: 8”x7.5”
Edition: 3/45
Value: $2000
Gallery Affiliation: A Gallery For Fine Photography

Mud Dancer by Andy Levin

Mud Dancer by Andy Levin


Andy Levin
Mud Dancer
Medium: silver gelatin print
Dimensions: 16″x20″
Edition: open edition
Value: $1000
Andy Levin is an internationally known photographer, editor, and teacher living in New Orleans since 2004.

if X, then Why? by Louviere + Vanessa

if X, then Why? by Louviere + Vanessa


Louviere + Vanessa
If X, Then Why?, 2008
Medium: orotone
Dimensions: 15”x18” including frame
Edition: unique charity edition
Value: $2500
Gallery Affiliation: A Gallery for Fine Photography
This is a one of a kind orotone print from the artists’ Instinct/Extinct series.

Dempsey 2009 by Frank Relle

Dempsey 2009 by Frank Relle


Frank Relle
Dempsey 2009
Medium: archival pigment print
Dimensions: 12”x18”
Edition: 6/20
Value: $500
Trucks hauling sugar cane outside White Castle, Louisiana.
Framing donated by Blue Horse Studios.

Clarksdale Nights by Victoria Ryan

Clarksdale Nights by Victoria Ryan


Victoria Ryan
Clarksdale Nights, 2010
Medium: pigment print on oxidized copper
Dimensions: 12″x12″
Edition: 1/5
Value: $600
Gallery Affiliation: A Gallery for Fine Photography

SOMBRA by Josephine Sacabo

SOMBRA by Josephine Sacabo


Josephine Sacabo
SOMBRA, 2010
Medium: photogravure
Dimensions: 14”x19″
Edition: 2/12
Value: $1800
Gallery Affiliation: A Gallery For Fine Photography

Second Line Parade, 2007 by Mario Tama

Second Line Parade, 2007 by Mario Tama


Mario Tama
Second Line Parade, 2007
Medium: archival pigment print
Dimensions: image size 9.5″ x 13.5″
Edition: signed, open edition
Value: $500
Affiliation: Getty Images
This image appears on the cover of Mario Tama’s book “Coming Back”, Umbrage 2010. Printing and framing donated by Getty Images