Photographers are invited to submit work for consideration in CURRENTS 2018. CURRENTS is an annual exhibition which highlights the diverse photographic work being created by New Orleans Photo Alliance members. The exhibit will open in December at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, in conjunction with the 2018 PhotoNOLA festival.
Juror: Anjuli Lebowitz, National Gallery of Art
Deadline: Oct 25, 2018
CURRENTS, established in 2009, has grown into a highly anticipated exhibition and one of the PhotoNOLA festival highlights. Designed as a showcase exhibition featuring 4+ images per selected photographer, it typically includes 10-15 artists and is meant to give an overview of contemporary photographic practices/ projects.
About the Juror
Anjuli Lebowitz is an exhibition research associate in the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, where she works on exhibitions and publications. Previously, she was a Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow in the department of photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she curated Faith and Photography: Auguste Salzmann in the Holy Land. Anjuli earned a Ph.D. in the History of Photography from Boston University, an M.A. from CUNY Hunter College, and a B.A. with honors from Williams College.
Submissions are open to all current New Orleans Photo Alliance members, and applicants may join at time of entry. However, we ask that you do not enter if your work was accepted for Currents 2017, or resubmit any images that have been featured in previous Currents exhibitions. Different images from a previously featured series are eligible. Please note that selected artists typically have multiple pieces accepted into the show, and the turnaround time for framing and shipping is tight this year.
Submission Fee: $25
Submission Fee + NOPA Membership: $60
Enter here: https://neworleansphotoalliance.org/currents-2018
-Submit 5-10 jpegs, from a cohesive body of work.
-Artist statement + brief project description are also required.
-You will have to create an account through EntryThingy in order to submit your entry.
-All art submitted must be original work, created by the applicant.
-New Orleans Photo Alliance reserves the right to use selected images in web and print for exhibition related publicity purposes; NOPA will properly credit the photographers.
-Accepted works should be presented professionally, wired and ready to hang.
Deadline: October 25, 2018, 12 am/midnight CST
Notification: November 10, 2018
Receipt of artwork: Nov 27, 2018
Installation of exhibition: December 3 ~ 5, 2018
Exhibition Dates: December 6, 2018 ~ February 15, 2019
Opening Reception & Juror’s Talk: Friday Dec 14, 5-7pm
Exhibition closes: February 15, 2019
1. $25 application fee to be directed through Paypal immediately after your application has been successfully uploaded.
2. An artist statement or project description, to be pasted into appropriate box when prompted at beginning of entry process.
3. A concise description of the work, limited to 260 characters, which will serve as an introduction to your work, visible to juror alongside the thumbnail images. Can include title of series and a brief explanation of the project. (Think “elevator speech”.)
4. A portfolio of 5 to 10 images. Images can originate in any format but must be submitted digitally through an online application process.
5. Each image submitted should be in jpeg format, 10 inches wide, sized at 72 pixels per inch (720 pixels). Name your files with your last name then first name and image title using an underscore to separate the names. Example: Doe_Jane_ImageTitle.jpg,
6. Each image submitted will also require a title, dimensions, print medium, and year created. Each image file and its accompanying information will be entered and uploaded one at a time.
7. Images exhibited in previous CURRENTS exhibitions are not eligible for submission.
The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA) reserves the right to reject any delivered art that does not match the online submission, or fails to meet framing and matting requirements. Artists should pack work in REUSABLE shipping containers and refrain from using packing peanuts. Neither NOPA nor the Ogden Museum are liable for any damages to artwork, or for artwork left after the closing of the exhibition.