Jeremiah Ariaz


Jeremiah Ariaz creates works that explore both the geography and ideology of the American West. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and MFA from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Ariaz is an Associate Professor of Art at Louisiana State University. 


Awards —

Michael P. Smith Award for Documentary Photography: The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 2018

ATLAS Award (Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars): Louisiana Board of Regents, 2018

Louisiana State Fellowship: South Arts, 2018

Southern Finalist Prize:  South Arts, 2018



Nashville: Zeitgeist Gallery








Upcoming Events

September 21, 2018 

Cheekwood Estate and Garden, Nashville, TN 

Exhibition Reception / Book Signing

September 27, 2018 

Duke University, Durham, NC

Exhibition Reception / Lecture / Book Signing


October 5, 2018

SPE: Material + Meaning, Baton Rouge, LA

Photographs on View


October 12, 2018

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles, Lafayette, LA

Book Signing 


October 25, 2018

Columbus Art Museum, Columbus, GA

Ideas Of The West Panel Discussion / Book Signing


November 10, 2018

LOUISIANA Book Festival, Baton Rouge, LA

Book Signing / Lecture


February 15, 2019

CAA panel session: Below the Mason-Dixon Line: Artists and Historians Considering the South, New York, NY

Panel Talk


March 7-10, 2019

SPE: The Myths of Photography and the American Dreams, Cleveland, OH

Presentation  / Book Signing


August 13, 2019

K-State Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS

Exhibition Reception / Lecture / Book signing 


January 2020 

Acadiana Art Center, LA

Exhibition Reception / Lecture / Book Signing

Previous Events

August 26, 2018

Billy Reid SHINDIG, Florence, AL

Book Premier & Signing


September 1, 2018

Original Southwest LA Zydeco Music Festival, Opelousas, LA

Book Signing


September 8, 2018

Zydeco Breakfast, Buck & Johnny's (8AM - 11:30AM), Breaux Bridge, LA 

Louisiana Trail Riders: Stories and Images (11:30AM - 1:30PM), Teche Center for the Arts, Breaux Bridge, LA

Panel Discussion with Trail Riders  / Book Signing