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2015 Michael P. Smith Grant
Juror Emma Reynes
Deadline March 30, 2015
Qué Bola Asere: Celebrating Cuba
January 31 - March 8, 2015
Closing: March 7, 6-8pm
Pay It Forward Happy Hour
Eiffel Society
Wednesday, March 11, 7-9pm
SPE Combined Caucus Juried Show
March 12 - April 5, 2015
Opening: March 14, 8-10pm
NOPA Monthly Member Meeting
Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:30pm
NOPA Gallery, 1111 St. Mary
Call for Slideshow Submissions
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Eiffel Society Happy Hour
Deadline March 4, 2015
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2015 Michael P. Smith Grant
Juror Emma Reynes
Deadline March 30, 2015

The New Orleans Alliance (NOPA) will begin accepting applications January 30, 2015 for the Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography (MPS Fund) 2015 grant. This fund, established by NOPA to honor the legendary New Orleans photographer Michael P. Smith, awards one $5,000 grant annually to a Gulf Coast photographer whose work combines artistic excellence and a sustained commitment to a long-term cultural documentary project. We are proud to announce our 2015 juror, Emma Reynes, Director of Programs at the Magnum Foundation.

Both emerging and established photographers residing in the Gulf Coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida are eligible to apply. The subject matter for the proposed project, however, is not limited to the Gulf Coast region. NOPA will accept grant applications from January 30 through March 30, 2015. For submission guidelines and to download an application form, visit the Michael P. Smith Fund’s website at

As Director of Programs at the Magnum Foundation, Ms. Reynes supports independent photographers to cover under-reported stories and imagine innovative means for distribution and engagement. She is also a member of the faculty at the International Center of Photography in NYC. Emma holds a BA in Art History and an MA in Cultural Anthropology from the New School for Social Research and completed a Hine Documentary Fellowship at Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies.

The MPS Fund, founded in 2008, is proud to have supported the work of five documentary photographers: Jonathon Traviesa (New Orleans, LA); Scott Dalton (Houston, TX); Kael Alford (Dallas, TX); Andrew Kaufman (Miami, FL) and Brandon Thibodeaux (Dallas, TX).