About

Courtney Egan holds a Master of Fine Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art. She has screened short films at many festivals, including the New Orleans Film Festival, New York Underground Film Festival, MadCat Women’s International Film Festival, Kasseler Dokumentarfilm & VideoFest, the Black Maria Film Festival and the Ann Arbor Film Festival, where in 2004 her film The Chaos Hags received the Isabella Liddell Award for women's issues in film. She was an artist-in-residence at the Santa Fe Art Institute and at Louisiana Artworks in New Orleans. She is a founding member of the New Orleans-based visual arts collective Antenna. She has taught art and media in elementary, secondary, and college classrooms since 1991. Courtney is currently a Media Arts faculty member at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA).

Exhibition

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS
2012 Louisiana Contemporary Annual Juried Competition, Ogden Museum of Art, New Orleans. Juror: Rene P. Barilleaux
Uniquely Louisiana, Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge LA. Curator: Natalie Mault
Zen Dixie, group show, private residence, Atlanta GA. Curator: John Otte
Lost and Found: Louisiana's Landscapes Revisited, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA. Curator: Brian Guidry
NOLA NOW part II, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA. Curator: Don Marshall
2011 “Constant Abrasive Irritation Produces The Pearl: A Disease Of The Oyster! – Lenny Bruce,” The Pearl, P.2 Satellite Site, New Orleans. Curator: John Otte
The World According to New Orleans, Ballroom Marfa. Curator: Dan Cameron
2010 Field Recordings, solo show, Heriard-Cimino Gallery
Hurricane Season shorts program, ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Projected Landscapes, two person show, University of West Florida, Pensacola FL
Landmarks: The Vestiges Project, group show, Opal Gallery and Buckhead Library, Atlanta GA
Frontier Preachers, group show, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN. Curator: Jayme Mclellan
Score and Script, group show, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA. Curator: Claire Tancons
2008 Deep Water Markers: Franklin Avenue, an AORTA project, New Orleans, LA
Sound of Silence, solo show, Antenna, New Orleans LA
Way Down South in New Orleans, Civilian Art Projects, group show, Washington DC, Austin TX and New Orleans LA. Curator: Aubrey Edwards
Futurity, group show, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans
Now, it was, group show, Galerie Lafyette, Lafayette LA. Curator: Seth Boonchai
Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Director’s Choice Award
2007 New Media, New Art, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
National Museum of Women in the Arts Film Festival, Washington D.C.
MadCat Women’s International Film Festival
Deep Water Dates, site-specific installation with Art in Action, New Orleans, LA
2006 Inductive, two person show, Loyola University, Diboll Gallery, New Orleans
Therefore I Live, screening, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA
The Vestiges Project, installation of Waterfall, collaboration with Ann Schwab, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
2005 Syracuse International Film and Video Festival
Women in Film and Video Northeast screening
Mad Cat International Women’s Film Festival
New York Underground Film Festival
The 43rd Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour