ABOUT PROYECTO PAZ LATINOAMERICA
Created by Venezuelan Actress and Television personality Eglantina Zingg, Proyecto Paz Latinoamerica is a non-profit organization that supports young women in the most vulnerable communities in Latin America by promoting soccer programs as a tool for peace and development.
PPLA seeks to inspire and mobilize youth, community leaders, activists, individuals and other organizations to become agents of change; to participate in projects that will promote human values in their communities and provide children and young people the tools to build a future of peace. We positively impact public policies around the region and contribute to the expansion of education in human values as a mechanism to reduce violence and crime.
For more information on Proyecto Paz Latinoamerica visit http://proyectopazla.org
At the age of 17, David Foote left his hometown of Caracas, Venezuela to pursue a career that would realize his lifelong passions of both fine art and filmmaking. He attended Parsons School of Design, where he received BFAs in both Animation and Illustration. Since graduation, Foote’s professional portfolio spans a wide range of titles, including Fine Artist, Filmmaker, Creative Director, Children’s Book Illustrator, Motion Graphic Designer, Animator, and Fashion Illustrator. He’s currently in pre-production for his first feature film “Famous” which he wrote and will direct.
As a fine artist, his previous shows include “New Girls,” his 2008 April solo exhibit at Tribecas L Gallery, which led to a second solo presentation in October of 2008, “(in) Res-i-dence,” hosted by Whitewall magazine and Kwiat diamonds. Shortly thereafter, during Art Basel 2008, he had a showing with Gana Art Gallery at Scope art fair, followed by the release of his “David Foote Limited Edition No.10” exhibit in the spring of 2009, a collaboration with Bo Concept. He unveiled another one-man show, “Madonna and Child,” in the fall of 2010, comprising of 12 new paintings and over 50 works on paper at St. John’s Church in the West Village. In 2012, he teamed up with artist Anne Koch for “The Nest,” an exhibition with Chelsea’s Honey Space. In 2014 he displayed “A Series Alarming Women,” at SUMO Gallery in Tribeca and May 2nd 2015 Hanro of Switzerland commissioned him to create a 65 ft Mural at their flagship store in the meatpacking district, NYC in order to celebrate the opening of the Downtown Whitney Museum.
Foote has released two books with Knopf: His debut title, Modern Fairies, Dwarves, Goblins and Other Nasties and The Wondrous Journals of Dr. Wendell Wellington Wiggins and is currently working on a new book by Poppy King published by Simon and Schuster called “The A to Z of Lipstick” coming this Holiday 2016.
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