Vancouver: Queer Arts Festival

QAF Trigger 2015 banner with a work of art by Persimmon Blackbridge Last Chance to See QAF’s Visual Arts Exhibition Queer Arts Festival in Vancouver runs through August 7. The festival’s visual arts exhibition Trigger: Drawing the Line in 2015 celebrates the 25th anniversary of a landmark work of queer…

North American Tour – BUTCH: Not like the other girls

Press release by SD Holman Photo-based artist SD Holman’s acclaimed solo show BUTCH: Not like the other girls continues the Fall leg of its North American tour, with exhibition and book signing dates booked in San Francisco, Toronto and Wellesley College. BUTCH is a photographic exploration of the liminal spaces…

Vancouver – Queer Arts Festival 2014: JUL 23 – AUG 9

Excerpt from Queer Arts Festival’s newsletter July 5, 2014 Queer Arts Festival 2014: JUL 23 – AUG 9 ReGenerations: Dare to be challenged. Risk being Changed. The Queer Arts Festival [in Vancouver, Canada] is fast approaching, and we’ve been busy putting together an extraordinary selection of events that everyone will…

SD Holman Receives YWCA Women of Destiction Award

Press release by Queer Arts Festival, Vancouver, Canada Pride in Art is delighted to announce that Artistic Director SD (Shaira) Holman has been honoured with the YWCA Women of Distinction Award. Recognized nationally as one of Canada’s most prestigious awards, the Women of Distinction Awards honours women whose outstanding achievements…

SD Holman Nominated For YWCA Women Of Distinction Award

Press release by Queer Arts Festival, Vancouver, BC (9 May, 2014). Portrait of SD Holman Pride in Art is delighted to announce that Artistic Director SD (Shaira) Holman has been nominated for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award. Recognized nationally as one of Canada’s most prestigious awards, the Women of…

Vancouver: New Beginnings at Pride in Art

Press Release by QAF The Pride in Art Society is delighted to announce it has been approved for Operating Assistance in the Professional Arts Festivals program at the BC Arts Council. This is a milestone for the Pride in Art Society, and the promotion from project funding to operating funding…

US Premiere of SD Holman’s Show, BUTCH: Not like the other girls

Press release by SD Holman BUTCH, pressphoto by SD Holman BUTCH: Not like the other girls Photo-based exhibition by SDHolman at Eastworks, April 4 –May 4, 2014 Easthampton, MA: US premiere of SD Holman’s show: BUTCH: Not like the other girls The Mill Arts Project [the MAP gallery] Eastworks 116…

BUTCH: Not like the other girls

Press Release and video by SD Holman Kickstarter campaign: Artist SD Holman’s photographic exploration of female masculinity: gallery show in Easthampton, MA + catalogue to enable future touring. BUTCH: Not like the other girls is a photographic exploration of the space occupied by female masculinity in contemporary communities. The images…

Portrait by Belle Ancell

SD Holman Photo Based Artist, 2013, from the series Primal HeArt by Belle Ancell Primal HeArt by Canadian photographer Belle Ancel is a series of portraits of individuals, who have contributed to the LGBTQ arts in their community. SD Holman is a queer photo based artist and the Artistic Director…

Canada Celebrates Queer Art

TransgressionNow – the 6th annual Queer Arts Festival in Vancouver Canada July 24 – August 9 2013. QAF is one of the most unique multidisciplinary festivals of its kind in Canada, featuring a curated visual art exhibition and three dynamic weeks of cutting-edge performances and inspiring workshops from all artistic…

BUTCH: Not like the other girls

Press release Press photo by SD Holman BUTCH: Not like the other girls Photo-based exhibition by SD Holman showing at The Clutch, April 9 – 25, 2013. SD Holman’s newest work, BUTCH: Not like the other girls, will be exhibited at the Clutch (1895 Venables, Vancouver BC) from April 8…

Vancouver: Pride in Art Community Art Show

Press release, cross posted at http://queerartsfestival.com Pride in Art Community Art Show Start: July 31, 2012 End: August 18, 2012 Cost: Free – Donations Appreciated Venue: Roundhouse Great Hall Address: 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC, Canada Facility Hours: 9am – 10pm Monday to Friday. 9am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday Queer…

Vancouver: Random Acts of Queerness

Lion, Raven and Walnut Tree by Kimberley French Random Acts of Queerness – Curated Visual Art Exhibition July 31 – August 18 Roundhouse Great Hall Vancouver, Canada Gallery Hours 11 am – 10 pm Monday to Friday 11 am – 4:30pm Saturday and Sunday The 2012 Queer Arts Festival brings…