Come As You Are! - A Pride Art Exhibition- Opening Reception

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June 3, 2022  |  Exhibition


Come As You Are!

A Pride Exhibition Celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community and 50 years of the Twin Cities Pride Festival

JUNE 3 - JULY 8, 2022

Opening Reception: Friday, June 3, 6:00 - 8:00PM

The reception and gallery are FREE and open to all.

The City of Bloomington’s Human Rights Commission, Artistry, Twin Cities Pride, and other community partners have teamed up to produce, Come as You Are!, a Pride art exhibition celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and the 50th Anniversary of the Twin Cities Pride Festival. The exhibit is a collection of artworks by emerging and established Minnesota artists selected by a curatorial review panel made up of community members, artists, and arts administrators.

Come as You Are! is a visual art exhibition that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and will be held in the Inez Greenberg Gallery located in the Bloomington Center for the Arts. The exhibit organizers hope the exhibition helps to highlight the achievements of the Twin Cities Pride Festival, which celebrates its 50th year in 2022, as well as the artistic talents of Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ community. Through the exhibition theme, Come as You Are!, the exhibit will also affirm the City of Bloomington and Artistry’s belief that an inclusive, welcoming, and creative community benefits us all, regardless of sexual orientation/identity, ethnicity, gender, or race; One Bloomington.

Jordan Aldera (They/Them), Bloomington; Daniel Arzola (She/Her, He/Him, They/Them), Minneapolis; Daniel Benedum (She/Her, He/Him, They/Them) Minneapolis; Robin Blochinger (She/Her), St. Paul; Stephen Born (He/Him), Minneapolis; Chris Cinque (She/Her), Minneapolis; Elizabeth Coleman (She/Her), Minneapolis; Alicia De La Cruz (She/Her), Minneapolis; Dobbs DeCorsey (She/Her, He/Him, They/Them), Chaska; Kendall Dickinson (She/Her), St. Paul; Shavonne Edison (She/Her), Carver; David Fallon (He/Him), St. Paul; Michael Ferranti (He/Him), Minneapolis; Spencer Gillespie (She/Her, They/Them), St. Paul; Caprice Glaser (She/Her), St. Paul; Chelsea Goetz (She/Her), Minneapolis; Marty Harris (He/Him), St. Louis Park; Erin Holt (She/Her, They/Them), St. Paul; Lauren Hughes (She/Her), Minneapolis; Avery Hunter (He/Him), Minneapolis; Maxine Kendall (She/Her), Bloomington; Bradford Kissell (He/Him), Eden Prairie; Carolyn C.S. Kleinberger, Mendota Heights; Brandi Kole (She/Her), Bloomington; Denise Landry (She/Her), Woodbury; Samael Leopold-Sullivan (They/Them), Minneapolis; Kenzie Lindow (She/Her, They/Them), Minneapolis; Petra Johnita Lommen (She/Her), St. Paul; Curt Lund (He/Him), St. Paul; Linnea Maas (She/Her), Minneapolis; Zarra TM (She/Her, He/Him), Minneapolis; Ruby McCallum (She/Her), Minneapolis; Mary Ann Morgan (She/Her), Woodbury; Linda Morvent (She/Her), Minneapolis; Sophia Munic (She/They), Minneapolis; Ana Musachio (She/Her, They/Them), St. Paul; Beth Pollack (She/Her), Bloomington; Tianna Price (She/Her), St. Paul; Sara Ruhnow (She/Her), Maplewood; Suzanne Runte (She/Her), Bloomington; MJ Ryan (They/Them), St. Paul; Gus Scherwenka (He/Him, They/Them), Minneapolis; Jamie Schumacher (She/Her), Bloomington; August Schwerdfeger (He/Him), Minneapolis; Nicole Soboleski (She/Her), International Falls; Darren Terpstra (He/Him), Minneapolis; Cedar Thomas (They/Them), Minneapolis; Kristen Thompson (She/Her), Medina; Suyao Tian (She/Her), St. Paul; Azania Tripp (She/Her), Minneapolis; Margaret Vergara (She/Her, They/Them), Minneapolis; Casper Warren (He/Him, They/Them), Minneapolis; Laura Wennstrom (She/Her), Minneapolis; Claire Weyrauch (She/Her), Brooklyn Park; Helen Woods (She/Her), Monicello