WHEN: Exhibit: June 7 – July 2, 2019
Reception: Friday, June 7, 6-9pm
HOURS: Mon-Fri: 9am-9:30pm
Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm
Show closes July 2, 5pm
In conjunction with PRIDE Month, Multnomah Arts Center is exhibiting a juried multimedia show called “PRIDE” showcasing art created by artists in the LGBTQIA+ Community of Portland and the area. The exhibit begins June 7. An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 7, 6-9pm. The show runs through July 2 and closes at 5pm on that day.
I am what time, circumstance, history, have made me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all.”—James A. Baldwin
June is PRIDE Month! Multnomah Arts Center is celebrating our greater LGBTQIA+ community with a juried show featuring LGBTQIA+ artists and their perspectives on aspects of their lives – coming out, confronting bias, surmounting challenges, finding love, and celebrating queerness.
Participating jurors were:
Bobby Fouther – Multimedia Artist, Performer, Director, Producer, Designer, and Educator
Anthony Hudson – Multidisciplinary Artist, Writer, Performer, Filmmaker and Drag Clown (Carla Rossi)
Anna Vo – Writer, Speaker, Artist, Musician, and Educator in Inclusion and Racial Justice.
29 Selected Artists: Alissa Altman, Jason Berlin, Sierra Lonepine Briano, adem cardona, Joy Cartier, David Castle, Kendrick Corp, Matthew Cottrell, Larry Cwik, Tayja Danger, Christina Ellis, Bobby Fouther, Tiana Garoogian, Mark David Gerson, Richard Glenn, Victoria Hammond, Craton Highways, Anthony Hudson (Carla Rossi), Julia Laxer, Robert Morrissey, Galen Perry, R. Keaney Rathbun, Zarod Rominski, Deborah Chava Singer, Donna Sosnik, Anna Suarez, Joni Renee Whitworth, Anna Vo, and Martin Wolfe
The show includes drawings, paintings, mixed media and collage, digital media, zines, jewelry, kiln-formed glass, photography, sculpture, poetry, prose and video from these 29 artists representing a wide range of perspectives and reflections on life in the LGBTQIA+ community.
Images on Postcard: Top to Bottom & Left to Right:
Jason Berlin, David Castle, Richard Glenn, Joy Cartier, adem carona, Tayja Danger, Donna Sosnik, and R. Keaney Rathbun
The Multnomah Arts Center (MAC) provides excellent arts education in the visual and performing arts at an affordable cost to students of all ages. We offer programs in dance, theatre, music, drawing, painting, ceramics, textiles, jewelry/metalsmithing, printmaking, photography, literary arts and more. Programs run year-round, and scholarships are available. For more information about MAC or the nonprofit support organization, Multnomah Arts Center Association, call 503.823.2787 or visit www.MultnomahArtsCenter.org.