Photographers featured in CURRENTS 2021:
CURRENTS is an annual exhibition that highlights the diverse photographic work being created by New Orleans Photo Alliance members. It is a showcase exhibition designed to give an overview of contemporary photographic practices and projects. CURRENTS 2021: NOPA MEMBERS SHOWCASE is curated by Michael Foley, an educator at the School of Visual Arts faculty and the International Center of Photography.
Michael Foley opened his gallery in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. He opened his gallery in the fall of 2004 after fourteen years of working with notable photography galleries, including Fraenkel, Howard Greenberg, and Yancey Richardson. His personal art-making practice is equally inspired by collage, cut paper, and painting. In 2006, he brought artists within these disciplines to the list of exhibiting gallery artists.
Foley went on to co-found The Exhibition Lab in the fall of 2009. He is the founder of The Photo Community, which regularly offers workshops and critiques for photographers. He gives guidance to fine art photographers in his weekly newsletter, The Photographer’s Report on Substack.Foley continues his interest in educating by serving on the School of Visual Arts faculty and the International Center of Photography, where he teaches and lectures on issues in contemporary photography.