Greg Foley and Donald Hearn “Lux Nova”


poster for Greg Foley and Donald Hearn  “Lux Nova”
[Image: Greg Foley "Dime Glass, Texas (1991)" (2019) Dye sublimation print on aluminum 48 x 48 in.]

This event has ended.

Planthouse presents Lux Nova, a joint show of new works by Greg Foley and Donald Hearn.

GREG FOLEY is an artist, author and designer. He was born in the Philippines, raised in Texas and moved to New York in 1991 after attending Rhode Island School of Design. He has collaborated on creative projects with such diverse companies as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Warner Bros. Records, Sony Playstation, Gap, Levi’s, Gucci and Tiffany&Co., and developed cutting-edge projects with New York fashion designers, artists, and musicians. His contributions have been exhibited at such institutions as The Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. As a founding member of Visionaire and V Magazine, Foley has teamed up with such talents as David Bowie, Karl Lagerfeld, Tom Ford, Peter Saville, Jenny Holzer, Yoko Ono, and he has created free-form editions that have revolutionized the format of a publication. Foley was nominated for a Grammy in 2003 for Best Album Design for the Pet Shop Boys’s Release. He has also received awards from I.D. Magazine, and the Art Directors Club. Foley teaches at Parsons School of Design and is a visiting critic at RISD, Columbia University, and Yale. He is the author-illustrator of ten children’s books including the acclaimed Thank You Bear series (Viking) as well as the history of subculture COOL: Style, Sound, and Subversion (Rizzoli), and a contributing cover artist for The New Yorker.

DONALD HEARN is an artist and designer-product developer. He was born and raised in Massachusetts and moved to New York after graduating with a BFA and B.Arch from Rhode Island School of Design. After graduation he worked on architectural design and production for a variety of firms and studios. As co-founder of the organization for returning fashion interest he become more involved with the fashion industry, designing and producing apparel and fashion shows. This lead him to a myriad of manufacturing and production including Wal-Mart mens apparel, children’s plush accessories, injection molded parts, perfume bottles, ping-pong tables, chess sets, leather bags and stereoscopes. Hearn teaches at Parsons School of Design and has previously taught at Rhode Island School of Design. His work has been shown at Mars Gallery, No Romance Gallery and the Monmouth Museum.



from May 16, 2019 to June 22, 2019

Opening Reception on 2019-05-16 from 18:00 to 20:00

  • Facebook


    All content on this site is © their respective owner(s).
    New York Art Beat (2008) - About - Contact - Privacy - Terms of Use