This annual event promotes contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides exhibition space for the exposition of living artists’ work, and recognizes the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art center. The 2016 Juror is Bill Arning, the director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition.
This year’s juror was Bill Arning, Director of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
Best in Show: Luis Cruz Azaceta
Heroes Tale, 2016, Acrylic on canvas, Courtesy of the artist
First Place: Ronna Harris
Anonymous Male #3, 2015, Oil, Courtesy of the artist
Second Place: Troy Dugas
Francesco, 2015, Mixed media painting collage on wood panel, Courtesy of the artist and Arthur Roger Gallery
Third Place: Peter Horjus
David, A Series of Men #1, 2015, Used men’s shirts, cotton and cotton blend fabric, cotton batting, cotton thread, Courtesy of the artist
Terrible Fans, 2016, Nylon, chenille patches, fringe, Courtesy of the artist
The Inheritance, 2015, Digital video, Courtesy of the artist
Cosmic Ash Flower Bed, 2016, Palm ash on fabric stuffed with blankets, Courtesy of the artist
Boyhood Dream (First Time at the Beach), 2016, Acrylic on canvas, Courtesy of the artist
I Lied About Where I Was, 2015, Video, Courtesy of the artist