Joseph Havel

Joseph Havel’s sculptures exemplify the fluid condition between meanings, associations and the histories of common materials. Through reconfiguration of shape and material, everyday objects such as shirt labels, collars, flags and sheets present new impressions without erasing evidence of the originals. The intent of the artist “is for memory, an associative pentimento, to dissolve the resoluteness of the forms into something more poetic.” Read More

David Halliday at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

A master of light, New Orleans photographer David Halliday produces lush and elegant images that are both classical and modern. Using window light to illuminate his subjects, Halliday's direct approach to photography offers a fresh take on the historic art prototypes of still life and portraiture. The simplicity of his visual language produces images that transcend time. Read More

Keith Perelli

In “Mosquito Muerto" Keith Perelli seeks to expose our emotional defenses as a penetrable, raw façade of our psychological armor. The figures, painted as though from the inside out, have been rendered as stripped and dissected. They are woven into environments composed of tangles of flora, objects of antiquity and illusory abstraction. Read More

Mary Jane Parker

"Keepsakes" was inspired by the masses of foliage that blanketed the New Orleans landscape in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Struck by the natural patterns of vines and how they decorated the surfaces of the city, Mary Jane Parker began photographing, drawing and cutting stencils of them. This current body of work is a lush, yet slightly uneasy collision of patterns, mementos, nature and the disquiet of suppressed memories. Read More

Francis X. Pavy

Francis Pavy is a visual narrator of South Louisiana’s vibrant culture. The selected works in “200: Art Inspired by 200 Years of Louisiana Statehood” are not historical representations; rather, they are all new pieces inspired by events, people and themes that have figured in the history of Louisiana. Read More

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta began the series “Shifting States” about a year ago in response to the rapid state of change occurring in the world at large. Amid climatic change, collapsing economies, greed, war and revolution, individual citizens are rising against political, economic and social injustices. In this, Azaceta finds courage, faith and innovation mapping a new terrain. He confronts this process of shift in his work, which reflects his signature bright colored abstraction and figuration. Read More

Various Artists

Aspects of a New Kind of Realism explores the roles of realism and process in painting today. The exhibition is curated by highly regarded writer, curator, and program director, Michael Klein; and features works by artists David Bates, Richard Bosman, Squeak Carnwath, Glenn Golderg, John Hartman, Kathryn Lynch, Thom Merrick, Joan Snyder, and Xiaoze Xie. Read More

Ted Kincaid

Ted Kincaid’s work explores the fusion of multiple artistic media, including painting and photography. His digital images embrace qualities and challenge traditions of each, resulting in paintings informed by photography and photography influenced by painting. Read More

Dale Chihuly

The White series showcases seasoned master Dale Chihuly’s relentless pursuit to expand his highly original language of glass. As one of the greatest colorists in the history of the medium, his genius includes the application of colors in different sequences, mixing opaque with transparent, thus manipulating light as it travels through the glass. Read More