Jan Arrigo
Fine Art Photographer + Author
jan@janarrigo.com
504-669-0514

Select Exhibitions:

2017:

 -Landscape, Grand and Personal, curated by Eliot Dudik at the SE Center for Photography, Greenville,  
  South Carolina, opening September 1.

-The 2017 Summer Fun Exhibition, lenscratch.com

-The Summer Show, 52nd Annual National Juried Artists Exhibition curated by 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 New Orleans 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

-The 2016 Favorite Photograph, 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, Oct. through December

-Digital Push-Pin Show, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery, March

-The 2016 Valentine Exhibition, Lenscratch.com

-The 2016 Last Days of Summer 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, LA

- 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, Curator of Photographs, Drawings and Prints, 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 Project

 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 York

- New Orleans Book Fair, Barrister's Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2005:

- Invitational Monotype Exhibit, Arthur Roger Gallery Project, 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 Project, New Orleans, LA

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

Publications:

Photographic work has been published in the Times Picayune, Country Roads, and was recently featured in the popular online photo blog A Photo Editor.

Curatorial Projects:

 1998:
- Surreal New York, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

1996:
- 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.  

Education:
Photographic Studies:

2007-2014
- 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:

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
- ASMP, American Society of Media Photographers Associate
- New Orleans Photo Alliance

Awards + Honors: 
- 2003: 2nd Place Photographer, Underexposed, New Orleans Museum of Art, voted by viewing public.
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