Curatorial Category: Open Call :: National Exhibitions

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?

Screened In

Screened In celebrates the nostalgia of the porched childhood, it reconciles the sun and the mosquitoes of the homecoming, and remembers the matriarch of the porch with all of her complexities. Despite its rightful place as a true southern icon, the Southern front porch has found itself disappearing for years. The porch as a public Screened In

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 

Disturbance Ecologies

“Disturbance Ecologies,” reflects upon the possibility of living cooperatively towards partial recuperation in the wake of a human disturbed world. A disturbance marks simultaneously a problem, an end, and a beginning of something new. Places marked by human disturbance have struggled and responded with real world examples consisting of new mineral classifications, plastic eating fungi, Disturbance Ecologies

Announcing 2024 Open Call Winners!

Antenna is thrilled to announce our recipients for 2024 (2023) National and Louisiana Open Call for Exhibitions. A big thank you to all the applicants. The Antenna Collective and Jurors  were  impressed by the brilliant creativity, and ingenuity in the submissions.  National Open Call for Exhibitions 2024 Recipient: Jasmine Best  Jasmine Best is a true Announcing 2024 Open Call Winners!

Announcing the 2023 Open Call Winners!

Antenna is thrilled to announce our recipients for 2023 (2024) National and Louisiana Open Call for Exhibitions. A big thank you to all the applicants. The Antenna Collective and Jurors  were  impressed by the brilliant creativity, and ingenuity in the submissions.  National Open Call for Exhibitions 2023 Recipient: Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo is Announcing the 2023 Open Call Winners!

Staring at the Dark

Black and white photograph of woman laying in in bed, partially hidden behind a blanket in the foreground.

Antenna Gallery //
Exhibition Dates: Saturday July 9 – Sunday Aug 7, 2022 //
Opening Reception:     Saturday July 9, 6pm-10pm


Installation by Elizabeth Withstandley featuring music by Francis Lung and a story by Brian Wilson   On view: Friday Feb 11th –  Sunday March 6th   Opening Reception:  FRIDAY Feb 11th from 6:00 – 10:00 PM  Daily hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12:00 – 5:00   Getaway is a 10 channel video installation that explores various GETAWAY

Maria Lux :: Point of No Return

On view:  Aug. 14th – Sep 5thOpening Reception:  Saturday, Aug. 14th 6-9PM – Masks required by all visitors. Building off the uncanny religious terminology used in de-extinction science or “resurrection biology”, and its futuristic technologies aimed at returning to the past, this new project by Maria Lux explores extinction narratives and the cultural work they are doing Maria Lux :: Point of No Return

Coronation :: Macon Reed

On view:  March 13th – April 4th   Opening Reception:  Saturday March 13th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM  Daily hours: Tuesday – Friday by appointment, Saturday and Sunday 12:00-5:00 The Coronation (Corona-tion) is a meditation on this time of massive uncertainty and change, where having our personal and community vulnerabilities laid bare forces us to Coronation :: Macon Reed


On view: Nov 10-Dec 2, 2018 Opening Reception: Nov 10, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 Antenna Gallery is pleased to present Obsession, an exhibition of new work by Seattle based artist Fumi Amano. Amano was chosen from several hundred applicants during last year’s National/International Open Call. “This show is about my obsession with Obsession

Sarah Nance: ..exo¨geology

GET THE BOOK! On view: July 8 – August 6, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday July 8, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 Exogeology, also known as planetary geology, is a field of study that uses knowledge of geological (earthly) features and processes to research celestial rocky bodies. It is an inherently interdependent field: the Sarah Nance: ..exo¨geology

Ether and Agony

Opening Reception: Oct 8, 6-10pm Daily hours: Sat and Sun 12-5, Tuesday-Friday 12-5 call ahead RAP CULTURE, FEMINISM, CRAFT, PATHOLOGY, IDENTITY, FETISH, ABNORMALITY, RACE, SEXUALITY, BEAUTY, ANATOMY, CULTURAL VALUE, AND PERSONAL NARRATIVE. These themes penetrate my artistic practice, collaging into visual depictions of a life that is my own. In sculpture, video, and performance, I Ether and Agony

An Imperfect Force

R. Eric McMaster Using the structures of competitive sport, R. Eric McMaster’s work feature themes of obedience, vulnerability, resistance, and eventual acceptance. While all of these traits are apparent in sporting events, they can also be found in societal situations; as such his work mixes both easily read, ever-insistent sport regulations and the veiled societal An Imperfect Force


Opening Reception: 6:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday, December 14th Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans Gallery Hours: 12-5pm Tues-Sun through January 4th   Carlie Trosclair’s (un)dwelling Exhibition at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, 12/14/13- 1/5/14 Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 12 P.M. to 5 P.M. (if you are visiting on a weekday please call ahead to insure (un)dwelling


Process is an exhibition that visually narrates the construction of public and private perceptions featuring the work of Christopher McNulty, Angela Piehl, and Ying Zhu. Selected from Antenna: Open Call, these three artists relate the intimate processes of self discovery in diverse and visually striking representations.   Christopher McNulty ( creates task-based sculptural objects, videos, and works on Process

Slow Light- AnnieLaurie Erickson

SLOW LIGHT New Work by Annie Laurie Erickson In this series of photographs, AnnieLaurie Erickson addresses the phenomenon of afterimages – the latent imagery that remains on our retinas after we look at the sun or bright objects in the dark. Using handmade artificial retinas that absorb and release the remains of light, Erickson simulates Slow Light- AnnieLaurie Erickson