Exhibitions

Q & A with Luis Cruz Azaceta Second Place Winner in Louisiana Contemporary

Luis Cruz Azaceta was selected for the 2020 edition of Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation, and his work, CRISIS 3, took home second place! In this interview, we’ll learn a little more about Azaceta as an artist. Q: In reading your artist statement, you say you confront the reality of many of the world’s hardships through art….

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Q & A with Nic Brierre Aziz First Place Winner in Louisiana Contemporary

Nic Brierre Aziz’s video, Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy (White Barbies), took home first place in the 2020 edition of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. In this interview, we learn more about Aziz, his development as an artist and his current work. Q: Can you tell us about your work in Louisiana Contemporary? A: Pimpin Ain’t Easy is a…

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Q & A with Wendo Brunoir Winner of The Helis Foundation Art Prize for Best in Show in Louisiana Contemporary

Wendo Brunoir is one of the 56 Louisiana artists selected for the 2020 edition of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. Brunoir has been chosen for Best in Show and is the recipient of The Helis Foundation Art prize for his works, Don’t Catch You Slippin’ Up and Appropriation of a Masterpiece. In this interview, we’ll…

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Curated Conversation with Richard Sexton Featured in Revelations and O What a Night!

Ogden Museum continues Curated Conversations, our popular series of intimate talks, now online! Curated Conversations bring curators and artists together to discuss art, exchange ideas and explore exhibitions. This Curated Conversation features Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography, and Richard Sexton, a photographer included in the O What a Night! silent auction and “Revelations: Recent Photography…

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Curated Conversation with Trenity Thomas Featured in "Louisiana Contemporary" and O What a Night!

Ogden Museum continues Curated Conversations, our popular series of intimate talks, now online! Curated Conversations bring curators and artists together to discuss art, exchange ideas and explore exhibitions. This Curated Conversation features Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography, and Trenity Thomas, a New Orleans photographer included in the O What a Night! silent auction and Louisiana…

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Curated Conversation with Ed Williford Featured in "Entwined"

Ogden Museum continues Curated Conversations, our popular series of intimate talks, now online! Curated Conversations bring curators and artists together to discuss art, exchange ideas and explore exhibitions. This Curated Conversation features Entwined artist, Ed Williford, and Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall. This work by Ed Williford is up for bid in the O…

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Winners of 2020 Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation Wendo Brunoir, Nic Brierre Aziz, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Ann Perich

Ogden Museum of Southern Art has announced the winners of the 2020 edition of Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation, on view at Ogden Museum September 5, 2020 – February 7, 2021. Louisiana Contemporary is the Museum’s annual juried exhibition, and this year features 55 works by 56 Louisiana artists. The 2020 guest juror,…

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Curated Conversation with "Entwined" Artist, Susan Plum

This is a Curated Conversation with Entwined artist, Susan Plum, and Ogden Museum Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall. You can see Susan Plum’s work on view in the exhibition, Entwined: Ritual Wrapping and Binding in Contemporary Southern Art. Susan Plum is a multidisciplinary artist currently living and working in Houston, Texas – the city…

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Curated Conversation with "What Music is Within" Artist, John Barnes

What Music is Within artist, John Barnes, and Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Collection, discuss Mr. Barnes’ studio practice, career and inspiration.  ABOUT JOHN BARNES John Barnes is a sculptor who mainly deals in wood assemblages. Barnes first took an interest in art when he enrolled in the Baton Rouge public school system, but his…

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