A Juried LGBTQ+ Young Artist Showcase

Longue Vue House and Gardens presents its first
juried exhibition for local young adult LGBTQ+
artists. This art showcase is presented in conjunction
with the 3rd annual Family Equality day, and will
run throughout New Orleans Pride Month.

June 1, 2018 – June 30, 3018

 inQueery will be held from June 1 to June 30, 2018 in the
Modern Art Gallery within the Longue Vue house.

An Opening Reception will be held on Friday June 8th
from 5:30 – 7:00pm.

Work will be on display to museum guests throughout
the month, including exclusive exposure during
Family Equality Day on June 10th.


May 14th: Deadline for all complete submissions

May 21st: All applicants notified on the status of their acceptance

May 28th: Deadline to deliver accepted work to Longue Vue

June 1st: Exhibit opens to the public

June 8th: Opening Reception from 5:30 – 7:00pm

June 10th: Family Equality Day

June 30th: Exhibit Closes

July 6th: Deadline for all work to be picked up

Please see FAQS if you have any questions


What are the eligibility requirements?

To be eligible for the art showcase, the artist must be a LGBTQ+ identifying youth ages 16 -24, and reside in Orleans or Jefferson Parishes. Please note this is a juried exhibition, all entries are not guaranteed acceptance.

All complete submissions must be received by May 4th, 2018.

What are the submission requirements?

  • All artwork must be created within the last calendar year
  • Artists may not submit more than 3 pieces of art
  • All 2D media will be considered within the following perimeters:
    • Must be ready to hang with appropriate hanging devices
    • Charcoal and pastel works must be sprayed and fixed

How do I submit artwork?

To submit your work, please email high-quality digital images (jpg or png) of no more than 3 selections, along with a list including: title, medium, year, and dimensions of each.

Include in your email a short artist statement that discusses your inspirations and motivations.

Please send all submissions with the above requirements to Matt Reyna, Adult & Community Programs Coordinator at mreyna@longuevue.com.

What are the delivery details?

Once approved, all selected works must be delivered to Longue Vue on ore before May 23rd. Please direct all deliveries to Lenora Costa, Curator. You may bet in touch with her at lcosta@longuevue.com or 504.293.4712.

What if something happens to my artwork?

Every precaution will be taken to assure protection of your artwork. Longue Vue does not assume responsibility for works left after the pickup deadline of July 6th.


Remember to read through the Exhibit Facts Sheet
(available to download above), or the FAQs.

If you have any questions contact:
Matt Reyna


 Feel free to download our inQueery poster
and flyer to help spread the word to more individuals in
our community. Thank you!

 Download the inQueery poster here!


Download the inQueery flyer here!