Richard McCabe will give an informal jurors talk in the Main Gallery of the Griffin Museum on the 24th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition at 6:15 PM on July 19, 2018.
Richard McCabe is the Curator of Photography for the Ogden Museum in New Orleans. He received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University in 1998. Also in 1998, he received a Fellowship to New York University to attend the American Photography Institute, National Graduate Seminar. From 1998 – 2005 he lived in New York City where he worked for numerous art galleries and museums including – The International Center for Photography, Robert Miller Gallery and the El Museo del Barrio. He was also an adjunct Photography Professor at Pratt Institute, New York City, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut, and Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey.
In 2005, He relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana and has worked within the curatorial department of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art for the past twelve years. In 2010, he became the Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum. He has curated over 25 exhibitions in the past seven years including – Eudora Welty: Photographs from the 1930s and 40s, The Mythology of Florida, Mark Steinmetz: South, Self-Processing: Instant Photography, The Rising, and Seeing Beyond the Ordinary. (Photo of Richard McCabe by Patrick Barnes).