The Lifting of the Veil: The Optimist's Apocalypse, curated by Christopher Kurts, co-creator of the Mystic Krewe of Scissors and Glue, October and November, Artisan Bar and Cafe, New Orleans.
2019 International Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, curated by Paula Tognarelli, Griffin Museum of Photography, Fall.
Primary Source curated by Paula Tognarelli, Griffin Museum of Photography for the Lafayette City Center, Boston, October to February, 2020.
Juried Member’s Exhibition, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft.Collins, CO, Cecily Cullen, curator, July 3-31.
Filter Photo Fest, Chicago, Online Members Gallery
Second Place Award: The Summer Show, 54th Annual National Juried Artists Exhibition curated by LouAnne Greenwald, Executive Director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at the St. Tammany Art Association Gallery, Covington, LA, July 13 - August.
Fete, juried group show at the New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery, New Orleans, LA, March 30- May 18.
La Femme, group show curated by Don Marshall, Atrium Gallery at Christwood, Covington, LA, March 9 - April 26.
DocuFlorida II: Projections and Prints, T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum, Pensacola, FL, co-curated by Lowell Bassett, UWF Historic Trust, Felicia Gail, Pensacola Museum of Art, and Valerie George, University of West Florida. Exhibit: November, 2018 to May 17.
Abstraction, group show curated by Paula Tognarelli, Griffin Museum of Photography, November 26, 2018 - May 2019, Lafayette City Center Gallery, Boston.
31st Annual Texas Photographic Society Members' Only Show curated by Roy Flukinger, Artworks Gallery in Austin, Texas, September 9 - October 13.
Southern Landscapes, curated by Molly Roberts, Sr. Photo Editor National
Geographic Magazine, South x Southeast PhotoGallery August 1 – September 15th, Molina, Georgia.
Art Walk, Le Grande Eschappe, February-May, Apertei Gallery, Mandeville, LA, group show.
Tree Talk, curated by Paula Tognarelli for the Griffith Museum of Photography’s online show at http://griffinmuseum.org/show/tree-talk-on-line-exhibition/ from January until May.
Members exhibition, St. Tammany Art Association Gallery, Covington, opening January.
Portraits, curated by Elizabeth Avedon for sxsephotogallery.com, opening November 1.
Landscape, Grand and Personal, curated by Eliot Dudik at the SE Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina, September.
Underexposed, New Orleans Photo Alliance-New Orleans Jazz Museum portfolio share, August 27.
Members exhibition, St. Tammany Art Association Gallery, Covington, opening August 19
The Summer Show, 52nd Annual National Juried Artists Exhibition curator William Fagaly, Curator Emeritus, New Orleans Museum of Art at the St. Tammany Art Association Gallery, Covington, LA, July 8-August 19
Recollections, curated by Russell Lord, Curator of Photographs, Drawings and Prints, New Orleans Museum of Art at the NewOrleans Photo Alliance Gallery, New Orleans, June 10-July 16.
Southern Landscapes curated by Elizabeth Avedon at the Brickworks Gallery, Atlanta, March.
Femme Fest, Women’s Caucus for Art of Louisiana, Jazz and Heritage Gallery, New Orleans, March.
The 2017 Who and What I Love Exhibition, lenscratch.com
Jan Arrigo: The Corpse is the Wax Museum, Solo Show, The Valiant Theatre, Arabi, LA, December-January, 2017.
New Orleans Voices, Group Show, Creative Alliance New Orleans Gallery, October through December.
Digital Push-Pin Show, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery, March
The 2016 Last Days of Summer Exhibition, Lenscratch.com
The 2016 Valentine Exhibition, Lenscratch.com
Photo Nola Photowalk participant, Ogden Museum of Art, Photo Nola, New Orleans, LA
Group Slideshow, New Orleans Photo Alliance/Eiffel Society Happy Hour Event
The 2015 Who and What I Love Exhibition, Lenscratch.com
Photo Nola Photowalk participant, Ogden Museum of Art, Photo Nola, New Orleans.
SNAP TO GRID, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
The 2014 Shut Eye Exhibition, Lenscratch.com
Odd Works 2, curated by Russell Lord of the New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery.
Light, curated by Julie Grahame, publisher of aCurator, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery.
Nola Now II, Landscape, Seascape, Cityscape, Don Marshall, curator, CAC, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans
Noir, Thomas Allen, curator, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery,
Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Photography
Femme Fest, New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Gallery
Femme Fest, New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Gallery
Odd Works, David Rubin, curator, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery.
John Scott Scholarship Exhibition for Xavier University, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans.
Babylon Lexicon, artist's books exhibition, NOCCA Riverfront Riverview Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Katrina Diaries, traveling exhibition at Morton J. Man Foundation Gallery, St. Louis, MO and The Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD.
Arty Gras, The Warehouse, Washington, D.C.
Surge! New Orleans on Higher Ground, Brooklyn Lyceum, Brooklyn.
New Orleans Book Fair, Barrister's Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Invitational Monotype Exhibit, Arthur Roger Gallery New Orleans, LA
Unnecessary Loses, 3rd Annual Grand Isle Juried Exhibition, Grand Isle, LA
Artworks for the Earth, Duque Art Center, New Orleans, LA
Hot Off the Press, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans.
Various group shows, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY
Photographic work has been published in Loeildelaphotographie.com, the Times Picayune, Country Roads magazine, the online blog Lenscratch and featured twice in the online photo blog A Photo Editor.
Surreal New York, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY, 1998.
The Langston Hughes-Harlem School of the Arts Sweet and Sour Animal Book Traveling Exhibition, venues included: Children's Museum of Manhattan, California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA, and the Dusable Museum of African-American History, Chicago, IL, (among others) for Oxford University Press, 1996.
Photographic Studies: Workshops with photographers Susan Burnstine, Keith Carter, Sally Gall, Sylvia Plachy and Josephine Sacabo.
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Art History Graduate Studies: The City College of the City University of New York
Undergraduate Art History coursework, Hunter College, New York, NY
B.A. Communications, Loyola University, New Orleans, La.
Published Books (Author/Contributor):
Plantations and Historic Homes of New Orleans (Voyageur Press)
Contributor, Sixty Candles, Reflections on the Writing Life, (ASJA)
Cemeteries of New Orleans, A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead, (Voyageur Press)
Contributor, The Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns, (Gale)
Explore Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (Mid-City)
Contributor, The Encyclopedia of Sculpture, (Routledge)
Contributor, The Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising, (Routledge)
New Orleans, (Voyageur Press)
Contributor, The American Art Book, (Phaidon Press)
Lectures, Panels, Community Outreach:
2018:Greater New Orleans Camera Club: invited speaker.
2008: Louisiana Book Festival Presenting Author, Louisiana State Capital, Baton Rouge; Presenting Author, Jefferson Parish Library and Border's Bookstore, Metairie, LA
2006: Presenting Author, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Book Tent
2005: Presenting Author, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Book Tent, Lafitte Library, Lafitte, LA, Barataria Preserve, Marerro, LA, Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux, LA, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans, LA
2002: Presenting author, Beaucoup Books, New Orleans, LA, Panelist, William Faulkner Words and Music Festival, New Orleans, LA
Museum Educator, 1995-2001:
Docent, International Center for Photography, New York, NY
Educator, American Museum of the Moving Image
Educator, New-York Historical Society
- ASJA, American Society of Journalists and Authors
- Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA,
- Chicago Filter Photo
- Los Angeles Center of Photography
- New Orleans Photo Alliance
- Texas Photographic Society
Awards + Honors:
2019: Second Place Award: The Summer Show, 54th Annual National Juried Artists Exhibition, St. Tammany Art Association Gallery, Covington, LA, LouAnne Greenwald, Executive Director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, curator.
CaughtOnce Upon a TimeTo Paint the SkyCatching Paradise: Louisiana’s Lake PontchartrainLush, Calm & Voluptuous: Life StillsTrace Memory: The Southern SeaboardAt Water’s Edge: Louisiana to the Keys, Land & SeascapesLeaving Las Vegas To Live and Die in Virginia CityPart Two: To Live and Die in Virginia City, Nevada The Shock of the ViewBlack & White: TRUE LOVEBeach ReachPortals No Place Like HomeThe Hurricane Quartet Real Dreams Unfolding: Southern Coastal LandscapesTide Pull: Sun + MoonAbracadabraJungle Night PreviewSleepy HeadsVintage: Coney Island in a DayForthcoming: Messages The Scoop!BioWorking MethodJan Arrigo CV Guestbook