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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces "Black Alchemy: Remembering Fazendeville"

October 28, 2022

(New Orleans, LA) – The Darryl Chappell Foundation and Ogden Museum of Southern Art are pleased to announce a public exhibition of photographer-in-residence, Aaron Turner, Black Alchemy: Remembering Fazendeville, the culmination of a ten-week residency.

Black Alchemy: Remembering Fazendeville will open on Friday, December 9, 2022 at Ogden Museum of Southern Art and exhibits photographs from Fazendeville (“The Village”), a former African American community in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. Read more…

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Artist-in-Residence

The Foundation provides a full-year grant supporting an artist Apprenticeship fellow at the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The grant is renewable for a second year contingent upon results and impact achieved.

The Foundation also sponsors two photographer-in-residence programs. One program, at Light Work, a non-profit photography organization supporting artists since 1973 provides one month of onsite residency for a photographer. The second program, at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, provides two months for a photographer to focus on a project of their choice. The Foundation provides mentors to both the Light Work artists-in-residence and the photographer-in-residence at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

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Artists Talk Series

Artists Talk Series are free and open to everyone. The Artists Talk Series are moderated and very interactive forums where artists highlight their experiences, lessons learned, works of art and share their aspirations. Plenty of time is also offered for questions from the public to artists regarding their journey and/or their latest works of art.

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Fund for Community Art

The Fund for Community Art is a program that provides financial resources directly to visual artists through the Foundation’s nonprofit partners across the United States and Puerto Rico for artists to work on public works of art within their local communities. Artists make their works of art accessible to the community by creating and producing art right where the community lives and works.

The program funds projects such as public murals, community public art displays – including photography, youth community projects involving artists and other local arts creative initiatives working directly with local visual artists.

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Artists Marketplace

The Artists Marketplace is the Foundation’s premier online marketplace where patrons can browse and select works of art that they find of interest. The Foundation curates the online Artists Marketplace with direct input from visual artists. Access to the Artists Marketplace is free and provides the patron with direct access to the visual artists through the contact form provided on the site.