PhotoNOLA 2011 PhotoGALA

The PhotoGALA Benefit Party and Auction will take place on Thursday, Dec. 8th, as a kick-off event for the 6th Annual PhotoNOLA Festival. This annual party is not to be missed! It will include a live auction filled with great contemporary photography, and so much more.

New Orleans Wax Museum
Musée Conti Historical Wax Museum
Thursday, December 8, 2011
7-10pm : Live auction at 8pm
Live music with Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.


Cash Bar. Price includes one drink courtesy of NOLA Brewing, plus treats & eats compliments of Bywater BBQ, Fatoush Restaurant & Coffee House, Jacques-Imo’s, Jazz Sushi, La Divina Gelateria, Refuel, St. James Cheese Co., Windowsill Pies and others.

Live auction including works by: Jane Fulton Alt, John Bridges, John Chervinsky, Lisette de Boisblanc, Mitch Dobrowner, David Fokos, Priya Kambli, Kevin Kline, David Leventi, Wallace Merritt, Thomas Neff, Josephine Sacabo, Richard Sexton, Jock Sturges, Louviere+Vanessa, Lori Vrba and Lori Waselchuk. Preview below.

Absentee bids will be accepted online through Dec 5, 2011.
A 10% buyers premium will be added to winning bids.

Musée Conti Historical Wax Museum
917 Rue Conti
New Orleans, LA 70112

There are two pay parking lots within a one-block radius of the Musée Conti: the lots are located on the corner of Rampart and Conti.

Auction Preview

Jane Fulton Alt - Burn No.45
Jane Fulton Alt
Burn No. 45
2009
Archival Pigment Print, 15″x15″
Edition #4/10
$950

John Bridges - Carnival
John Bridges
Carnival
2010
Silver Gelatin Print, 9”x9”
Edition #1/6
$600

John Chervinsky - Where Fruit Comes From
John Chervinsky
Where Fruit Comes From
2010
Archival Inkjet Print, 18×23″ on 23×28″ paper
Edition #4/15
$1200

Lisette deBoisblanc - Interview with the Ward
Lisette de Boisblanc
Interview with the Ward
2009
Archival Pigment Print, 16×20″ on 20×24″ paper
Edition #5/10
$500

K.K. DePaul - Between the Lines
K.K. DePaul
Artists Book: Between The Lines
Handmade and signed by the artist
From numbered edition of 50
$100

Mitch Dobrowner - Throne
Mitch Dobrowner
Throne
2006
Archival Pigment Print, 12″x17″
Edition #3/50
$800

David Fokos - Canal
David Fokos
Canal
2002
Archival C-print, mounted on aluminum, 13″x13″
Edition #32/50
$1800

David Fokos - Incoming Ferry
David Fokos
Incoming Ferry, Massachusetts 1997
1997
Archival C-print, mounted on aluminum, 13″x13″
Edition #43/50
$1800

Michael Grecco - Naked Ambition Collectors Edition
Michael Grecco
Naked Ambition: An R rated look at an X rated industry
Collectors Edition Book
HARDCOVER WITH CLAMSHELL BOX: 224 pages, 13.75″ x 10″
Hand-numbered, edition of 1500
$150

Priya Kambli - Muma (Blue Dibiya)
Priya Kambli
Muma (Blue Dibiya)
2009
Archival Inkjet Print, 21″x9″ on 21″x9″ paper
Edition #1/5
$400

Kevin Kline - man on his birthday, marais street, new orleans
Kevin Kline
man on his birthday, marais street, New Orleans, 2010
2010
Silver Gelatin Print, 10.5″ x10.5″ on 11″x14″ paper
Edition #4/22
$400

David Leventi - Brownstones, Lenox Avenue, Harlem, New York, 2005
David Leventi
Brownstones, Lenox Avenue, Harlem, New York, 2005
2005
Archival Pigment Print, 15.875” x 19.875”
Artists Proof
$1300

Wallace Merritt - Reception
Wallace Merritt
Reception
2008
Silver Gelatin Print, 15″x15″
Edition #1/15
$850

Thomas Neff - Caroline Koch, Mandeville St, New Orleans, 2005
Thomas Neff
Caroline Koch, Mandeville St., New Orleans, 2005
Negative date 2005, print date 2011
Selenium-toned Gelatin Silver Print, 18″x23″
Edition #9
$2000

Josephine Sacabo - Amores, from Noche Oscura
Josephine Sacabo
Amores, from Noche Oscura
2011
Photogravure on handmade Japanese tissue, 25″x19.5″
Edition #3/10
$1800

515 St. Ann, Staircase #1
Louis Sahuc
515 St. Ann, Staircase #1
1998
Archival Pigment Print, 13” x 19”
Edition #17/100
$700

Richard Sexton - Bedroom, Whitney Plantation
Richard Sexton
Bedroom, Whitney Plantation
1998
Color Pigment Print, 20″x25.25″ on 22.75″x27.25″ paper
Edition 1 of 5 artist’s proof, from gallery edition of 25
$1000

Jock Sturges - Misty Dawn; Northern California, 1993
Jock Sturges
Misty Dawn; Northern California, 1993
1993
Silver Gelatin Print, 16″x20″
Edition #10/40
$3200

Louviere + Vanessa - Muse
Louviere + Vanessa
Muse
2004
Archival Pigment Print, 8”x10”
Artists Proof
$600

Lori Vrba - Cello, 2007 - from The TEN
Lori Vrba
Cello
2007
Archival Pigment Print, 12″x12″
Edition #1/25 from The Ten
$250

Grace Before Dying: Hospice for an Aging Prison Population
Lori Waselchuk
Prison Guard Watches From The Levee
2007
Archival Pigment Print, 24″x12″
Edition #1/15
$600

Please place absentee bids here.

Special thanks to Frame Destination for generously providing frames.