Exhibition: June 6 – 29, 2019
Reception: Thurs., June 6, 6 – 9pm

This year’s Creative Labor exhibition opens its field of view beyond its primary focus on creating a site of visibility for queer art to include the work of non-queer identified artists whose work has been instrumental in building the social and aesthetic network within which we understand and experience cultural difference and our own queerness.
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Lesbian Crusaders: The Del Martin, Phyllis Lyon and Daughters of Bilitis Collection Previews: June 6 through June 12, 1998 Opening Reception: June 13 at GLHS, Time: 12 noon to 2 pm. RSVP 777-5455 Location: 3 Site Exhibit 1. Hormel Center 3rd floor, San Francisco Public Library at Civic Center 2. Gay and Lesbian Historical Society. […]

Opening: June 17, 2016 at 6pm
Exhibition: June 14 – 21, 2016
SOMArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco

Join the Cartoon Art Museum at SOMArts Cultural Center for a celebration of queer culture in comics! Draw, cosplay, mingle, meet creators, buy art, watch demonstrations, join conversations, and learn about LGBT*Q representation in comic books. Plus, enjoy surprises just for queer parents and kids to celebrate Fathers Day Weekend.
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War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Rebirthing – 1997 bronze Roberta Zerbi Zoppi REBIRTHING Hands without sweetness Tear at the breast. Face without eyes, Deaf to solace. Well of sadness, the mouth throws up a voice without time. The scream never ends. Mani senza dolcezza Lacerano il petto. Volto senza occhi, Sordo […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Lanayé Yriqui La Yaqui Lanayé Yriqui La Yaqui As a Post-op TS Artist my targets lay in exposing the conflicts that plague our spirituality right under our noses.  The Church and it’s clergy, being armed with the weapons of  guilt and fear enforce their personal agendas […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Christian W. Right – installation view Madonna and Child (Cold War Threats to American Freedom) acrylic on canvas – 38″ x 38″ F(l)ag acrylic on canvas – 16″ x 20″ Christian W. Right My visual work deals primarily with the manipulation (and reinterpretation) of iconography that […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Queer Bears – 2005 DV film loop Skye Thorstenson A response against the conservative and religious right’s argument that cartoon characters are being created with harmful attributes that amplified a “dangerous” sexuality or blurred gender identity pushing a “gay agenda” as well as endanger the emotional […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Three Minute Silence (still image from DVD) – 2005 DVD – three minutes Andrew Thomas The intention of this piece is to consider the process of both individual and collective remembrance. Organized silences when people stop and inhabit a private internal place and meditate loss or […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Sandra Ortiz Taylor Sandra Ortiz Taylor Sandra Oritz Taylor

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Without Words photograph, 8″ x12″ Without Words (installation view) Eating Icecream (installation view) Photographic series, 6 images, 2.75 “x 4” Eating Icecream Lieve Snellings Annebel was diagnosed with an inoperable lung cancer.  She hoped to have a couple of years, we knew it would be months.   […]