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Florida Room: Jessica Bizer {with Cafe Hope}

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Date: 
Friday, 6 November 2015 to Sunday, 29 November 2015
Opening: 
Friday, 6 November 2015 - 6:00pm
Diamond Life, 2015 60” x 48”, acrylic and airbrush on canvas

The Foundation Gallery is excited to present Florida Room by Jessica Bizer

Opening Reception: Friday, November 6th from 6 - 10pm
Exhibition up through November 29th, 2015

25% of proceeds from the show, as well as the gallery shop, will be donated to Cafe Hope, a nonprofit culinary arts and life skills program serving young adults ages 17-24 throughout Marrero and the West-Bank. Check out their menu and hours online at www.cafehope.org

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"My work depicts multi-layered atmospheres that contain deviating, often contradicting identities-- environments in which fantastical expression collides with a flat and literal sensibility. This interaction creates idealized settings that are simultaneously harmonious, unstable and often absurd.
My exhibition at the Foundation Gallery is inspired by the term, "Florida Room", a regional name for a semi-permanent room constructed from an enclosed porch or garage. Such a room is intended to be a site for relaxation and recreation. I was born and raised in Florida, and I am inspired by the mixed of identity of such spaces. Like its architectural namesake, Florida Room is a portal for accessing idealized, yet improvised space." 
-Jessica Bizer

Artist ( Description ): 

About the Artist:
Jessica Bizer is a painter and installation artist who lives and works in New Orleans. She is a founding member of the Good Children Gallery, a collective in the Bywater neighborhood. Among her recent exhibitions are a solo show at The Basement DTSP, in St. Petersburg, FL and group exhibitions in Brooklyn, New Orleans and Tampa, Florida. Her work has appeared in Nylon magazine, Hyperallergic, and on National Public Radio's Studio 360. She has paintings in the collection of the Bennetton Corporation and the New Orleans Museum of Art. Bizer a 2009 graduate of the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of New Orleans.

Other Info: 

The Foundation Gallery will host an accompanying Arts and Activism Fundraiser to benefit Cafe Hope on Thursday, November 19th, from 7 - 9pm, featuring artist talk back with Jessica Bizer and a small menu from Cafe Hope.

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The Foundation Gallery 

Located in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans, The Foundation Gallery showcases the work of local and regional artists. With bimonthly shows and other art events, the gallery strives to support artists and activism in our community and beyond. Through The Heymann Foundation, the gallery aims to support local and national non-profits by donating 25% of the proceeds from each sale made in the gallery and shop.

The Foundation Gallery , New Orleans

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