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Join us the First Saturday of each month for DTSA ARTWALK! Our doors are open during Artwalk and throughout the week with live music, classes, art exhibits and much more! View current events here: https://www.lgbtcenteroc.org/centeron4/co4calendar/

Exhibition Title: “PETS! Illustrations of Fabulous Family Beasts”

Public Showing: December 1, 2018 – February 2019

Closing Show: February 6, 2019


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/450180918806013/https://www.facebook.com/events/426648287796734/

Details:
If you could have a pet dog, cat, rabbit, dragon, lion, dinosaur, unicorn, pig, gryphon, snake, lizard, mouse, lyote, horse, hippogryph, wolf, dolphin, and more, what would they look like as a member of your family? Wonder no more! Feast your eyes on this new themed art show for the holiday season. This will be our biggest themed show to date, featuring over 40 industry artists, each creating up to 3 original pieces of their pets, real and imaginary, in the traditional and digital medium. Show Artists:

Jeffrey Chuang, Anh Dang, Geoffrey Ernault, Lydia Fenwick, Anthony Francisco, Bill Georgiou, Chris Grun, Joshua Harris, Christopher Punch Hayes, Jason Hazelroth, Izzy Hoover, Leanne Huynh, Mai Igarashi, Arron Ingold, Betty Jiang, Anthony Jones, Careena Kingdom, Kieu Le, Kymba LeCrone, David Luong, Servando Lupini, Luke Mancini, Kenny McBride, Sean McNally, Rembert Montald, Aaron Morse, Will Murai, Jay Nam, Natacha Nielsen, Michaela Nienaber, Daniel Orive, James Paick, John Polidora, David Pursley, Jonathan Ryder, Rob Sevilla, Shreya Shetty, Kelvin Tan, Esther Wu, Nicole Yang, Megan Zavala

These veterans hail from Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games, Marvel Studios, Rhythm & Hues, Brain Storm, and more. They will also be attending the opening show, so come on out to pick their brain about their show art pieces!

Also the first 10 people in line will receive a commemorative show poster, illustrated by Luke “Mr. Jack” Mancini, to be signed by all featured artists.

Digital Art Demos by:

Esther Wu, Highmoon Studios: 7:30-8:30pm
Geoffrey Ernault, Riot Games: 8:45-9:45pm

We will have a sketch group setup for those who want to hang out and art and a gaming room setup for those who want to game!

This is a free art gallery event, open to all ages and accessible to all via an elevator. Parking will be on the street with a nearby parking garage. We are located on the second floor of 305 E. 4th Street inside the LGBT Center OC, next to Native Son Alehouse and above Wursthaus.

A portion of the sales proceeds will go towards The LGBT Center Orange County, a 501(c) non-profit organization, helping empower the LGBT community: https://www.lgbtcenteroc.org/

Other activities TBA! This is a FREE event and open to all ages. No tickets required.

Past Exhibits:

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017

Dia de los Muertos 2017

Dia De Los Muertos 2017

Dancers We Lost

Faces of Santa Ana

Dia de los Muertos

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Trans*4ming Orange County

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Hope Through Community

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A Whimsical World – Bonnie Matthews

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Warrior of Hope – Lester Blum

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Themes Explored

Some of the topics portrayed
• Life, identity and culture
• Politics
• Social and Political Identities
• Art as a Community
• Art as Activism
• LGBTQ representations in Culture

Mediums

Art is displayed in the following mediums
• Pencil, Pen & Ink
• Photography
• Acrylic
• Oil
• Graphite
• Watercolor
• Mixed Media
• No Sculptures or Installations

Jurors

Exhibition is juried by LGBTQ and allied jurors
LGBT Center on 4th Art Committee
MARCAS Gallery

Art Submission

Submit Your Work to the Center on 4th Art Exhibitions. All submissions are subject for juror review.
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Submitting your work for future consideration

We invite local LGBTQ artists and allies to submit work for our future exhibits.