Curatorial Category: Open Call

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

No Home for you Here

“No Home for You Here/No hay hogar para ti” is a collection of work that explores the notion of loss and conflict by examining one’s hybrid identity – especially that of Latin Americans and how that has become defined by U.S. borders. Lauren is the recipient of the 2024 Louisiana Call for Exhibitions.

No Home for You Here

“No Home for You Here/No hay hogar para ti” is a collection of work that explores the notion of loss and conflict by examining one’s hybrid identity – especially that of Latin Americans and how that has become defined by U.S. borders. In the politically divided, nationalist, and insular U. S., many blame the country’s No Home for You Here

No Weak and Ordinary Voice

No Weak and Ordinary Voice links speeches by Reverdy C. Ransom, a pivotal civil rights activist and founding member of the Niagara Movement, to sites across America through sculptural forms. This exhibition presents the metaphorical act of putting a flower in the barrel of the continued assault on equal rights. By connecting plants to historical No Weak and Ordinary Voice

Proximity and Touch

Proximity and Touch: Louisiana Group Show Exhibition 2023Vernell Dunams, Ryan Leitner, Kelsey Scult, and Jill StollSeptember 9 – October 29, 2023 Louisiana Group Show  Annually, Antenna Collective orchestrates the ‘Louisiana Call for Exhibitions’, which offers Louisiana artists the opportunity to have their artwork evaluated by a distinguished guest juror, who meticulously selects exhibiting artists from Proximity and Touch

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 

Night Bloom

Night Bloom is a collection of works that celebrates the process and power of drawing. Consisting of prints, illustrations, and moving images, Sigrid’s work is playful and honest in investigating how and why drawing aids us. The show is accompanied by a book of the same name that describes the process of overcoming creative block Night Bloom

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!

The Dry Garden

The Dry Garden is a publication composed of vignettes and reimagined material from herbaria, where plants are dried and stored for scientific purposes. Created by Magali Duzant for her 2023 exhibition at Antenna, the publication reconsiders archival histories and explores how narrative can help us build more empathetic relationships with nature. Visually, the publication is The Dry Garden

A Tree, A Garden

Cyanotype artwork of flowers, by Magali Duzant

A Tree, A Garden reflects on the many ways in which trees manifest into other things, from memorials and myths to memes, markers, and meeting points.The exhibition brings together two research projects that explore the place of trees in our understanding of the world. Inspired by trees found both in old-growth forests and on city A Tree, A Garden

Lorna Williams: Works 2011-2017

A catalog for Williams’ 2022 exhibit at Antenna, documenting the artist’s anthropomorphic sculptures. Lorna Williams was born in 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2010, she received a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. She has exhibited work at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Studio Museum Harlem, Montserrat College of Art, and University Lorna Williams: Works 2011-2017

Anxious Poems

Zine: "Anxious Poems" with hand illustrated cover

Exhibition Dates: September 3rd – October 30th 2022Receptions: Saturday September 10th and Saturday October 8th 6pm-10pm Anxious  poems is  a  zine  that  was made after  an  anxiety  outburst in  Portugal.  The poems and illustrations guide us through a journey that unfortunately is very familiar to queer people: fear of  not  being  accepted,  social  anxiety,  and  Anxious Poems

Union

Exhibition Dates: September 10th – October 2nd 2022Opening Reception: Saturday September 10th 2022, 6pm – 10pm Union is an investigation of the unity of blackness beyond borders using paint. The idea that blackness exists in an infinite space operating outside of white supremacy is inferred through the painting by disregarding a typically western style of Union