Exhibition - Aileen Bennett: The Illustrated Café

Monday, Dec 21, 2020 at 10:00am

Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 West Vermilion Street
Lafayette, LA 70501

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In this exhibition, you will walk into a cartoon-like world—a life-sized immersive drawing of a cafe—created by artist Aileen Bennett.

Viewers will interact with a unique visual art experience which will evolve and change throughout its three-month duration. This exhibition invites you to enter and open your imagination. Reaching across generations and backgrounds, this project aims to appeal to the “social media generation” as much as those who already love art. Bennett hopes to engage visitors who would never think of walking into an art gallery and those who just want to experience something different, fun, and up-lifting.

Aileen Bennett is a brand creating, business improving, clever thinking, staff motivating, customer pleasing, quirky-as-they-come artist, designer, and consultant, with a head (and a heart) for business. She uses her English wit and sarcasm liberally (you have been warned).

AcA will host a members-only preview on October 10 from 10am-1pm, including a 1pm opening toast with the artist. This exhibition is be free and open to the general public following the members-only preview and then during regular gallery hours, Monday though Saturday, 10am-5pm through, January 30, 2021.

We hope you join us!

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