Arts & Entertainment
Affirmations kicks off pride season with 5th annual All-Media Pride Exhibition
Originally printed 5/3/2012 (Issue 2018 - Between The Lines News)
Affirmations is kicking off the start of pride season with their 5th annual All-Media Pride Exhibition this May in the community center's Pittman-Puckett Art Gallery.
The All-Media Pride Exhibition is an opportunity for LGBT and allied artists showcase their artwork which celebrates the LGBT community. This year the exhibition is comprised of artwork from 17 artists.
"As an artist who works in all media, I am excited to participate in Affirmations All media Pride Exhibition" says Karianne Spens-Hanna, a local artist and recent College for Creative Studies graduate. "This is a great opportunity for artists to showcase their work supporting the LGBTQ community and be a catalyst for dialogue."
Other well-known artists such as Mino Watanabe, the Poor Man's Art Collective, and Charzette Torrence will be showcasing artwork for the All-Media Pride Exhibition. Exhibit curator and longtime Between The Lines contributor Charles Alexander will be showcasing his artwork as well. In addition to the artwork on display, dancer and Artistic Director, Kristi Faulker, will open the exhibition with a solo dance performance piece.
The exhibit opens May 3rd with a reception held from 6:30-9 p.m., giving viewers the opportunity to meet many of the artists and discuss the exhibition. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 248-398-7105 or go to http://www.GoAffirmations.org.
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