Peter Barnitz: 2017 LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY Presented by the HELIS FOUNDATION (AUGUST 5 – OCTOBER 15, 2017)
ON VIEW AUGUST 5 – OCTOBER 15, 2017
Every August the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, in connection with Whitney White Linen Night, hosts its opening reception for its annual exhibition Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation. Established in 2012, this statewide, juried exhibition promotes contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides exhibition space for the exposition of living artist’s work, and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art center. The juror for 2017 is Shantrelle P. Lewis.