“California Dreaming,” 2009. Exhibition view at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, New Orleans. Courtesy Press Street
Press Street is a New Orleans–based nonprofit literary and visual art collective. Formed in 2005 to promote art and literature in the community through events, publications, and arts education, its projects include: the contemporary visual arts space Antenna; Draw-A-Thon, an annual free arts education twenty-four-hour extravaganza; Room 220, a blog dedicated to the literary life of New Orleans, and the host of a variety of workshops and lectures; and the publication of books that focus on the relationship between the visual and literary arts.