Miranda Lash, Former NOMA Curator, Appointed Artistic Director of Prospect.6 | Events

The Prospect New Orleans International Contemporary Art Triennial has named Miranda Lash artistic director of Prospect.6, which will open in 2024.

Lash was previously curator of contemporary art at the New Orleans Museum of Art and was an influence on the local art scene as contemporary art flourished in the city after Prospect.1, which opened in 2008.

Lash was NOMA’s first official curator of contemporary art. During her six years in office, she has curated a Mel Chin retrospective, an exhibition of New Orleans native Rashaad Newsome, installations by Swoon, artist residencies and more. (See Lash’s August 2014 Gambit profile here.)

She left in 2014 for the Speed ​​Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. She is currently the Ellen Bruss Senior Curator at the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art.

Lash is also Vice Chairman of the Board of the Joan Mitchell Foundation, which has an artist residency campus in New Orleans.

In 2016, Lash and Trevor Schoonmaker collaborated on “Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art”. Schoonmaker was the artistic director of Prospect.4

Prospect New Orleans recently shut down Prospect.5, which featured more than 50 artists in an array of local museums, galleries, venues and other facilities.

Prospect New Orleans was founded by Dan Cameron. His first Prospect.1 was a stunning exhibition featuring over 80 artists in venues and venues across the city.

Prospect.6 will open at the end of 2024.

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