Artists featured in PhotoNOLA CURRENTS 2019:
Meg Turner and Courtney Webster
Alex Christopher Williams
Cheryle St. Onge
Bradly Dever Treadaway
PhotoNOLA: CURRENTS is an annual exhibition which highlights the diverse photographic work being created by New Orleans Photo Alliance members. Established in 2009, CURRENTS was designed as a showcase exhibition, featuring multiple images per selected photographer, to offer an overview of contemporary photographic practices and projects.
The 2019 edition of CURRENTS features the theme “Reimagined Histories, Rewritten Futures” and showcases the work of 11 artists, selected by this year’s juror, Jon Feinstein.
PhotoNOLA is an annual celebration of photography in New Orleans, produced by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with museums, galleries and alternative venues citywide.
Jon Feinstein is a Seattle and New York City-based photographer, curator, writer, co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation and content director at The Luupe – a new platform for women + nonbinary commercial photographers. Jon has curated exhibitions for the Filter Photo Festival, Photoville, Spin Magazine, Glassbox Gallery in Seattle, WA and Art-Bridge at The Barclays Arena in Brooklyn, NY. Jon and Roula Seikaly, recently won BlueSky Gallery’s 2019 curatorial prize for their exhibition, An Inward Gaze, in Portland, OR. His projects have been featured in Aperture, The NYTimes, The New Republic, BBC, VICE, The New Yorker, Hyperallergic and Feature Shoot, and his writing has appeared in VICE, Aperture, Photograph, TIME, Slate, GOOD, Daylight and PDN.
Past jurors of CURRENTS include Richard McCabe, Ogden Museum;Gordon Stettinius, Candela Books & Gallery; Roy Flukinger, Harry Ransom Center; Alexa Dilworth, Duke Center for Documentary Studies; Kevin Miller, Southeast Museum of Photography and Anjuli Lebowitz, National Gallery of Art.
PhotoNOLA is an annual celebration of photography in New Orleans, produced by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with museums, galleries and alternative venues citywide. Showcasing work by photographers near and far, the festival includes exhibitions, workshops, lectures, a portfolio review, gala and more. PhotoNOLA draws hundreds of photography professionals to the city to partake in a variety of educational programs, and reaches broadly into the local community with exhibitions and events that are largely free and open to the public.
PhotoNOLA’s broad range of programming connects and inspires our community through photography. Each December, New Orleans shines as a prime destination for photography collectors, enthusiasts and professionals in the field.