NEW ORLEANS, LA.-The Annual No Dead Artists is an open juried exhibition of Louisiana art today. The exhibition was created in 1995 to give a voice to underexposed artists. Jury winner’s work will be on exhibit at the Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400a Julia Street, in the New Orleans Arts District and selected jury winners will appear in a feature article in the September 2nd issue of Gambit. In the article, art critic D. Eric Bookhardt will review the exhibition. This annual event is designed to give a real pulse on the creative scene happening in New Orleans and Louisiana today. Be a part of the cultural renaissance taking place right now!
NO DEAD ARTISTS is open to living artists working in the state of Louisiana. All mediums are accepted including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, glass, metal work, photography, video, mixed media and installation art. In its 13th year, No Dead Artists is one of the most celebrated art exhibitions in Louisiana with hundreds of artists applying each year and thousands attending the annual event. Several artists’ careers have taken off after being selected for NO DEAD ARTISTS and have led to gallery representation, museum acquisitions, and national reviews.
2009 JURORS: Charles Whited, New Orleans, LA, Miranda Lash, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, John Kemp, writer: ARTnews, Art & Antiques, American Artist, Louisiana Life and editor of La Cultural Vistas. Applications can be picked up at the Jonathan Ferrara gallery at 400a Julia Street in New Orleans or online at www.jonathanferraragallery.com . Below are important dates for artists submitting work:
NO DEAD ARTISTS DATES: APRIL, MAY, JUNE, JULY- Call for artists runs in Gambit, submissions accepted. JULY 17 - Submission deadline for all artists (postmarked. NO Drop offs). AUGUST 10 – Jury winners notified. AUGUST 10- 17 D. Eric Bookhardt reviews work and selects pieces to run in Gambit. SEPT 2 - Gambit issue with NO DEAD ARTISTS hits newsstands (circ. @50,000). SEPT 5 - THE 13TH ANNUAL NO DEAD ARTISTS OPENS TO THE PUBLIC 6-9PM. SEPT 2-26 - Exhibition on display at Jonathan Ferrara gallery.