1. What is your favorite genre in photography?

Art Photography


  1. What is the first thing you do after waking up on a Monday?

Make Coffee


  1. What are your favorite instagram feeds?





  1. What is your favorite museum or gallery for photography?

Museum –

Ogden Museum of Southern Art


Jackson Fine Art

A Gallery for Fine Photography

Fraenkel Gallery

Van der Grinten Galerie


  1. What’s one piece of advice that has guided you?

Photograph what you love. – Sally Mann

Richard McCabe is a curator, photographer and writer based in New Orleans. He was born in England and grew up in the American South. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. He has taught Photography as an adjunct professor at: Pratt Institute, New York City, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut and Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana.


Since 2010, he has been the Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. He has organized and curated over thirty exhibitions including: Seeing Beyond the Ordinary, The Mythology of Florida, The Rising, Eudora Welty: Photographs from the 1930s – 40s, The Colourful South, Self-Processing: Instant Photography, New Southern Photography, Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry and Spell, Time, Practice, American, Body: The Work of RaMell Ross.

Richard McCabe’s photographs have been included in gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the United States including: Size Matters, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, Instant Joy, AM Richard Fine Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, and Once Around The Sun, Boyd/Satellite Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana and a 2018 solo exhibition – Land Star, at the Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida. In 2017, Aint-Bad published McCabe’s monograph – LAND STAR, with an introduction essay by Tom Rankin. Also, in 2018 PACK PEEL & POUR produced the limited edition portfolio:  LAND STAR.

McCabe’s thoughts and writings on photography have been published in the New York Times, Time, National Public Radio(NPR), Louisiana Cultural Vistas, Spot, The Bitter Southerner, HOTSHOE and LENSCRATCH magazine. In 2018, he contributed the introduction essay  – The Reality on the Ground for the University of New Orleans press publication: New Southern Photography: Images of the Twenty-first Century South. In 2019 he wrote the introduction essay for the Cattywampus press publication: Devin Lunsford: All the Place You’ve Got, and the essay – The North Star for the Ogden Museum publication – Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry.