Stephen Floyd's "I Love America And America Loves Me" Opens At Heist Gallery

by Rachelle Hruska · November 6, 2009

[Photos by Peter Ruprecht] One of our favorite galleries, Talia Eisenberg's Heist Gallery on the LES, has just opened up a new exhibition. "I Love America and America Loves Me: drawings by Stephen Floyd. The artist's first solo exhibition in NYC is a collection of everyday objects that can be as simple as they appear or as complicated as the viewer wants them to be....

Stephen Floyd (Born, Galveston, Texas, 1978). The son of a Coast Guard captain, Stephen Floyd spent his childhood moving between various coastal cities in the USA. Those experiences, along with his family’s colorful use of language, humor, and southern colloquialisms, profoundly influence his work. Stephen Floyd lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Talia Eisenberg, Annabel Vartanian