The Arthur Roger Gallery first opened in 1978 in the Garden District of New Orleans, but moved to a new space in the Warehouse District in 1988. The gallery was a primary organizer of the Louisiana Arts exhibition at the 1984 World’s Fair and has played a role in the rise of several Louisiana artists. The gallery opened a second location in New York City in the 1990s and has placed artists in prominent exhibitions around the world.
Arthur Roger Gallery, 432 Julia Street, New Orleans, USA, + 1 504 522 1999
Martine Chaisson Gallery is known for curating high quality contemporary art by both established and emerging artists. Chaisson places great emphasis on choosing art to match the style of an individual or business. The gallery features photography, drawing, painting, and sculpture. Martine Chaisson Gallery also hosts private events.
Martine Chaisson Gallery, 727 Camp Street, New Orleans, USA, +1 504 302 7942
Gallery owner Jonathan Ferrara began his career in finance, before realizing that the visual arts were his true passion. He eventually quit his corporate job to sell art in the New Orleans French Market before opening the Jonathan Ferrara Gallery. The gallery curates exhibitions in a wide range of media, including sculpture, painting, installation, and mixed media. Jonathan Ferrara Gallery chooses artists for their thought-provoking, socially conscious themes.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400a Julia Street, New Orleans, USA, +1 504 522 5471
Steve Martin Fine Art is a studio and exhibition space for Louisiana artist Steve Martin, who has said, ‘Today we are under a visual assault from all sorts of disturbing images. I feel that art should uplift the soul and elevate the spirit. This is my message and I use the human form as my messenger.’Hailing from the small town of Tioga, Louisiana, Martin excelled in art from a young age despite receiving no formal training. Steve Martin also publishes a local magazine, Art + Design New Orleans.
Steve Martin Fine Art, 624 Julia Street, New Orleans, USA, + 1 504 566 1390
Located in a restored warehouse, the Søren Christensen Gallery features sculpture, photography, and painting by nationally and globally renowned contemporary artists. The gallery is particularly well known for its promotion of sculpture, exhibiting works by Bradley Sabin and Dana Chapman in 2012 and 2013, respectively.
Søren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia Street, New Orleans, USA, +1 504 569 9501
Formerly known as Gallery Bienvenu, Callan Contemporary represents both established and emerging artists. The gallery’s focus is on sculpture and figurative and abstract painting. Callan Contemporary is located on Julia Street, the Warehouse District’s primary corridor.
Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia Street, New Orleans, USA, +1 504 525 0815
The owners of Boyd Satellite, Blake Boyd and Ginette Bone, say that the gallery was born out of the December 2012 apocalypse, after Boyd was “kicked out of another gallery”. Boyd Satellite showcases Boyd’s audacious works alongside the works of other daring contemporary artists.
Boyd Satellite, 440 Julia Street, New Orleans, USA, +1 504 581 2440