Jan Arrigo
jan@janarrigo.com
504-669-0514

Select Exhibitions:

2019:
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.

2018: 
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.

2017:
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

2016:
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

2015:
Group Slideshow, New Orleans Photo Alliance/Eiffel Society Happy Hour Event

The 2015 Who and What I Love Exhibition, Lenscratch.com

2014:
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

2012:
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

2011:
Noir, Thomas Allen, curator, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery,

2010:

Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Photography

Femme Fest, New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Gallery

2009:
Femme Fest, New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Gallery

2008:
Odd Works, David Rubin, curator, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery.

John Scott Scholarship Exhibition for Xavier University, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans.

2007:
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. 

2006:
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

2005:
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
 
2004:
Hot Off the Press, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans. 

1996-2000:
Various group shows, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY  

Publications:
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.

Curatorial Projects:

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.  

Education:

2007-2018:
Photographic Studies: Workshops with photographers Susan Burnstine, Keith Carter, Sally Gall, Sylvia Plachy and Josephine Sacabo.

1994-2000:
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

1982:
B.A. Communications, Loyola University, New Orleans, La.

Published Books (Author/Contributor):
 
2008:
Plantations and Historic Homes of New Orleans (Voyageur Press)

Contributor, Sixty Candles, Reflections on the Writing Life, (ASJA)

2006:
Cemeteries of New Orleans, A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead,  (Voyageur Press)

Contributor, The Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns, (Gale)

2005:
Explore Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (Mid-City)

2004:
Contributor, The Encyclopedia of Sculpture, (Routledge)

2003:
Contributor, The Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising, (Routledge)

2002:
New Orleans, (Voyageur Press)

 2000:
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

1999:
Educator, American Museum of the Moving Image

1998:
Educator, New-York Historical Society   

Professional Affiliations:

- 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. 
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