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DIRTY LINEN 2016 Sovereign: a collection of works by Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski

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Saturday, 13 August 2016 to Monday, 26 September 2016

The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present SOVEREIGN: a collection of works by Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski. The opening reception will be celebrated August 13th for Dirty Linen Night and the exhibition will run till September 25th. 25% of all proceeds will benefit Women with a Vision, Inc., a local non-profit that “seeks to improve the lives of marginalized women, their families, and communities by addressing the social conditions that hinder their health and wellbeing”. To learn more about WWAV or donate directly visit www.wwav-no.org.

An Arts and Activism Fundraiser will be held in September to benefit Women with a Vision. Date and details TBA. 

 

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About the Artist
Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski is an artist who uses culturally “classed” materials to create 2-D and performative work that explores how we might be programming our future in relationship to systems of marginalization. She is concerned specifically with the futuristic femme myth as it applies to queer and of color communities.

DeJesus-Moleski has been featured in numerous arts publications including HyperAllergic and the Huffington Post. She has received awards and honors in the areas of visual art including the ArtLA Student Artist of the Year, All College Honors, and is an Alumni of the AICAD New York studio residency program. She has worked with organizations, museums, and galleries such as MOCADA, VOLTA NYC, Fade II Black Art Basel, AHA festival for progressive arts, Betti Ono, and The Brown Boi Project among others. DeJesus-Moleski has exhibited work in New York, LA, New Mexico, and the Bay Area. A recent graduate of the Individualized program at CCA, DeJesus-Moleski aims to practice the integration of multiple art forms as a way to make myth and tell the truth.

 

For further information and imagery explore www.amaryllisdejesusmoleski.com or follow Amaryllis @wildhomegirl on Instagram.

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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.

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