The St. Tammany Art Association presents the 53rd National Juried Artists Exhibition, also known as The Summer Show, its annual competition of contemporary art exhibiting a variety of media from artists across the United States. (A total of 336 works were submitted by 121 artists representing 22 states, with 28 selected for exhibition.)
The show opens July 14, 2018 with an artists' reception and presentation of awards, and continues through August 18 with a closing event coinciding with Covington White Linen for Public Art, held 6-9 pm that evening.
ABOUT THE JUROR: Katie Pfohl, Ph.D.
Katie Pfohl is the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Pfohl previously served as a curator at the Louisiana State University Museum of Art, and possesses a wide range of academic and curatorial experience, having worked in three of the premier art museums in the country—the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 2006, she completed the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York, a widely respected contemporary art residency program that invites curators, artists and scholars from around the world to participate in a year-long seminar on pressing issues in contemporary art and culture. Modern and contemporary art was also a major focus of Pfohl’s Ph.D. at Harvard University, which she completed in 2015.