Competitions & Contests

Louisiana Fish and Wildlife

Entry Dates 2023-04-28T20:00:00+00:00 - 2023-03-17T00:00:00+00:00 29 Days Left


Louisiana Fish and Wildlife Photography and Art ExhibitionAn exhibition and competition with multiple categories and awardsMay 13, 2023 through July 2, 2023´╗┐Arabi Visual ArtsNew Orleans Metropolitan AreaTen Minutes drive from the French QuarterCelebrate Louisiana's beautiful and diverse fish and wildlife through art, photography, and workshops at the Louisiana Fish and Wildlife Photography and Art Exhibition at Arabi Visual Arts in the beautiful Arabi Arts District.  We are located on the St. Claude Arts Campus, a project of the Meraux Foundation in the thriving Arabi Arts District, just a ten minute drive from the world-famous New Orleans French Quarter.  We are proud of our location in amazing St. Bernard Parish, the frontline for the crucial Mississippi River Delta.  Our residents take great pride in the beautiful nature scenery, respect the abundant wildlife, and enjoy a prime location in the "Sportsman's Paradise." There are two open calls for this exhibition:  Juried and Children's.  Please review ALL documents carefully before submitting your work.Juried Photography and ArtThe juried photography and art category is open to professional and amateur photographers and artists.  Up to 20 images will be selected to be displayed in the main gallery at Arabi Visual Arts by Healthy Gulf.  In addition, a curation committee will select additional works to fill the remainder of areas in the St. Claude Arts building with photography and art.There is no hard and fast rules for the jury selection process.  However, consideration will be given to all aspects of the quality of work such as composition, exposure, focus, clarity, etc.  The emphasis is on NATURE & WILDLIFE.  Please do not submit images of captive animals, humans posing with animals, or images dominated with man-made objects.Curated Photography & ArtArabi Visual Arts owner Christopher Ryan will pull from the remaining entries not selected by the jury to be displayed in the common galleries of the St. Claude Arts Building.  These selections are based on factors such as artistic quality, local artist inclusiveness, and the desire to represent a broad spectrum of Louisiana Fish & Wildlife.Children's Photography and ArtUse the links to enter work in these categories:Kids Photos:  Amateur photos taken by family members of kids (age 17 and younger) in fish & wildlife situations.  These can be fishing, hunting, or  participating in nature activities.Kids Art: Art related to Louisiana fish & wildlife drawn by kids (age 17 and younger).Cash and Prizes!!!Juried Photography and ArtTop Winner - $350 cash prize sponsored by Art Span NOLASecond Place Winner - 90 minute portfolio review by Connie Lewis.Curated Photography and ArtTop winner - $150 cash prize sponsored by Art Span NOLASecond Place Winner - $100 gift certificate for services and rentals at Arabi Visual Arts valid for one year.Children's Photography and Art - Kids PhotosTop winner - $100 cash prize and a $250 studio credit for Arabi Visual ArtsTen semi-finalists - Work will be displayed in the exhibitionChildren's Photography and Art - Kids ArtTop winner - $100 cash prize and a $250 studio credit for Arabi Visual ArtsTen semi-finalists - Work will be displayed in the exhibitionOpening ReceptionThe opening reception will be Saturday May 13, 2023 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.There will be live entertainment, refreshments, and representation from environmental organizations to discuss the work.Terms, Conditions, Shipping, CommissionPlease carefully review the terms and conditions page before submitting work!  We do not accept work that is not for sale.Second SaturdayThe Opening Reception will coincide with Second Saturday, a gallery-hopping event held monthly in the St. Claude Arts Corridor. Printing and Framing ProgramWe will be happy to work with international artists who are not able to afford the shipping of framed work.  We can assist with referrals to local print shops to print your work and provide loaner frames.  Please contact Christopher at Arabi Visual Arts to discuss on a case-by-case basis.SponsorsWe are grateful to our primary sponsors:  Healthy Gulf and Art Span NOLASponsorship opportunities are still available!  Please contact Christopher Ryan at 504-373-9476. User Entry Process TutorialIf this is your first time using, please view this tutorial before submitting your work as well as reading all of our terms and conditions.