Ogden Museum appeals to contemporary Louisiana artists


The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is calling for artists to participate in its contemporary Louisiana exhibition. Presented by The Helis Foundation in 2012, the competition aims to showcase Louisiana artists using this unique medium. Since its launch, Louisiana Contemporary has presented 729 works by 450 artists. The call for nominations closes online at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021. The sworn exhibit is open to all artists 18 years of age and over residing in the state of Louisiana (must be able to provide proof address valid in Louisiana). All work must be original and completed within the last two years (2019-2021). Works already exhibited in Louisiana Contemporary do not need to be resubmitted. An additional cash prize is awarded by the Helis Foundation to Best in Show. Contact [email protected] or call 504.539.9622 for more information.

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is calling for artists to participate in its contemporary Louisiana exhibition.

Presented by The Helis Foundation in 2012, the competition aims to showcase Louisiana artists using this unique medium. Since its launch, Contemporary Louisiana presented 729 works by 450 artists.

The call for applications closes online at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021.

The sworn exhibit is open to all artists 18 years of age and over residing in the state of Louisiana (must be able to provide proof of a valid Louisiana address). All work must be original and completed within the last two years (2019-2021). Work previously exhibited in Contemporary Louisiana should not be resubmitted.

Cash prizes are awarded to the first, second and third place winners. An additional cash prize is awarded by the Helis Foundation to the Best in Show.

Contact [email protected] or call 504.539.9622 for more information.


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