Curatorial Category: Selected by Antenna Collective

Finished Art School, Now What?

Finished Art School, Now What? is a how to build your career quick guide for recently graduated bachelor of arts students and early self taught artist. The author covers advice on everything from community building, studio practice structure outside of academia, and choosing whether to pursue advance art degrees. Jasmine Best is a mixed media Finished Art School, Now What?

adentro, afuera: outside-and-in

MANOS is a collective of Latine artists with roots in various places outside and within the borders of the so-called United States. We formed in late 2022 out of a desire to cultivate opportunities and community among Latine artists, cultural workers, and lovers of arts in New Orleans. As Latine artists, we are often identified adentro, afuera: outside-and-in

A Queer Park

A Queer Park is an exploration into what it means to have queer visibility in our city of New Orleans. After years of researching queer monuments and public spaces, I’ve come to an understanding of how queer sites of memory and representation are received by the public in western culture and why or when that A Queer Park

Eugene’s Cove

On July 27, 1919, at a segregated beach on the south side of Chicago, 17-year-old Eugene Williams was stoned to death after floating across the imaginary color line in Lake Michigan. Building on the legend of an underwater paradise prevalent in African folklore, Eugene’s Cove by Lishan AZ imagines an underwater world where those we Eugene’s Cove

A Queer Park

A Queer Park is a an exploration into what it means to have queervisibility our city of New Orleans. After years of researching queermonuments and public spaces, I’ve come to an understanding ofhow queer sites of memory and representation is received by thepublic in western culture and why or when that reception is metwith violence A Queer Park

Kitsch N’ Synch

“For the last 17 years I have been painting people from photos from the 1890’s I found in someone’s trash. This occurrence is my origin story as it made me realize how finite my time on earth is and helped fuel what exactly I want to do with my life. It has always been my Kitsch N’ Synch

EVIDENCE

EVIDENCE plays with themes around existing, utilizing interaction, materiality, and remnants to encourage an exploration of what it means to be, here, now.  BIO: RENEE ROYALE is an independent curator, visual artist, writer, and digital strategist.She is the founder of Support Black Art.Her writing has been featured in various publications including Burnaway, YARD Concept, Departures, the Observer, the International Review of African American Art, and the Black Aesthetic Volume III.She is a EVIDENCE

Aesthetics of Accumulation Workshop 

Workshop with Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo  – 2023 National Call for Exhibition SelecteeJuly 29th, 12:00 to 3:00 PMPaper Machine, 6330 St Claude Ave  Interested in creating a sculpture with found objects? Join us for a one-day workshop lead by Memphis based artist, Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo.  Participants in the workshop will explore the significance and charged nature Aesthetics of Accumulation Workshop 

Insurgent Ecologies

Photo documentation by Jose Cotto. New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University and Antenna with collaborating partners launches Insurgent Ecologies, an exhibition project featuring artwork by forty-five artists, collaborative projects, and initiatives across the Mississippi watershed.   Insurgent Ecologies is curated by Imani Jacqueline Brown & Shana M. griffin and organized by Antenna Insurgent Ecologies

2022 Tulane MFA Upon Further Consideration 

Exhibition Dates: Saturday April 9th 2022 – Sunday May 8th 2022Opening Reception:     6pm-10pmGallery Hours: Wed-Sun 12pm-5pm Antenna hosts an exhibition of works by Tulane MFA candidates: Upon Further Consideration  Diane Appaix-Castro (Sculpture)  Christian Dinh (Ceramics)  Danielle Fauth (Sculpture)  Shabez Jamal (Photo)  Blaine Steiner (Glass)    Image: Shabez Jamal

TEAM DRAW

On view: Friday Feb 11th – Sunday March 6th, 2022Opening Reception: FRIDAY Feb 11th from 6:00 – 10:00 PMDaily hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 Teamdraw is the culmination of a multi-year project involving 14 artists working collectively on a series of large format sketchbooks. Each book was started by one artist and then TEAM DRAW

Servicios en Español :: Carolina Casusol

Servicios en Español, a solo exhibition by Carolina Carusol, explores local aesthetics from small business signs in Latino communities to portrait contemporary dilemmas, such as identity, immigration and labor. Aritst BioB. 1986, Lima, Perú.Carolina Casusol lives and works in Miami, Florida. She holds her MFA from Tulane University and BFA from Corriente Alterna Art School, Servicios en Español :: Carolina Casusol

Celestials :: Jill Frank

On view:  May 8th – June 6th   Opening Reception:  Saturday, May 8th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM  Daily hours: Tuesday – Friday by appointment, Saturday and Sunday 12:00-5:00 Jill Frank creates serious formal photographic portraits of people in moments not typically considered culturally important, reframing subjects to unsettle sedimented beliefs and perceptions. Some photographs were Celestials :: Jill Frank

Kelwin Coleman :: Tomorrow

On view:  April 10th – May 2nd   Opening Reception:  Saturday April 10th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM  Daily hours: Tuesday – Friday by appointment, Saturday and Sunday 12:00-5:00 With consideration of the 2019 Hard Rock Hotel crane collapse, TOMORROW is a series of soap ground aquatint etchings accompanied by laser woodcuts. From gestural marks Kelwin Coleman :: Tomorrow

Nicole Hawkins :: HOLY WOW

On view:  April 10th – May 2nd   Opening Reception:  Saturday March 13th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM  Daily hours: Tuesday – Friday by appointment, Saturday and Sunday 12:00-5:00 HOLY WOW is a mixed media installation that explores the ideas of displacement, devotion, and community through the stories of a group of self-proclaimed misfits in Nicole Hawkins :: HOLY WOW

Windows & Mirrors

Windows & Mirrors is an exhibition by the artist phlegm From the artist:“Windows and Mirrors” is a collection of work that aims to reflect back a connection with my Southern Black existence. Inspired by the words of poet Lucille Clifton; “people need windows and mirrors. Mirrors so they can see themselves and windows so they Windows & Mirrors

virUS : a chronicle of who we’ve lost

Show Runs: January 9th – February 7th  Opening: January 9th 6:00 – 9:00 In the spring of 2020, as they grieved about people they’d lost from their lives, photographer Gus Bennett and news reporter Katy Reckdahl set out to photograph and write about everyone in New Orleans who had died from the coronavirus. The losses were vast, but the individuals were virUS : a chronicle of who we’ve lost

Basis of Improvement

On view: Dec 14, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020 Opening Reception: Dec 14, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 Basis of Improvement is a solo show by Whit Forrester. Gold is the substance used to represent the substance of the Divine: light. It is also wealth and power, a product of the colonial atrocity Basis of Improvement

Trickle Down Ecology

On view: Oct 12 – Nov 3, 2019 Opening Reception: Oct 12, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 Jacob Reptile is a fiber artist celebrating the world around us but sneaking in the dirty truth. He is a believer in healthy ecosystems, whether it be for his passion for designing and creating aquariums and Trickle Down Ecology

Make Your Own Void Fill

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Second Saturday openings moved to THIRD Saturday. Stay safe![/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Julian Wellisz presents Make Your Own Void Fill: an exhibition of ready-made sculptural recreations of photographs from a supply catalog. “There are dozens of masterpieces in this catalogue, obscured amongst 36,000 lesser works. Viewed by the company not as art but as utility, helping to further Make Your Own Void Fill