Come Shop the South with the works of exhibiting artists in this year’s Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation exhibition!
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art first launched Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, in 2012, to establish a vehicle that would bring to the fore the work of artists living in Louisiana and highlight the dynamism of art practice throughout the state. The 2019 edition, includes 23 artists and 44 works of art, spanning painting, photography, sculpture, works on paper and mixed-media installation. Artists were chosen from among 364 applicants by guest juror David Breslin, the recently promoted Director of Curatorial Initiatives at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and represent the forefront of Louisiana’s vibrant visual culture.
Artists featured in the Museum Store Pop-Up include Jill Shampine, Dan Rule, Carlie Trosclair, Leona Strassberg Steiner, Lara Morgan, Kristina Larson, Julian Martin, Luis Cruz Azaceta and Sarah French.