If you weren’t already aware that June 1st marked the start of Pride Month, you would most likely have been reminded by the slew of big-name companies changing their social media icons to rainbow-tinted versions of their logos at the stroke of midnight. While it’s nice to see Pride acknowledged in the mainstream at thisContinue reading “The Haunted Bouncy Castle, A Queer Art Shop Building A Spooky Safe Space: Q and A With Creators Jinx And Jonas”
What better time to be inspired by the work of our fellow LGBTQ+ community than during Pride Month? If you’re seeking your latest queer art fix, you need look no further – there’s a new exhibition heading your way. The LGBTQ+ Positive Voices exhibition launches online this month, celebrating the positive experiences, lives and perspectivesContinue reading “The LGBTQ+ Art Exhibition Showcasing The Joy Of Queer Lives: Q and A With Organiser Ash Green”
Hash Kodithuwakku is an artist and the creator of online shop Sofftpunk, which they run with partner Ish. Exploring both the political and the personal, Hash’s art often centres queerness, community, and minority perspectives. We spoke to Hash about engaging with other artists, creating accepting spaces, and the joys and pitfalls of turning your hobbyContinue reading “Interview: Artist Hash Kodithuwakku On… Creating Communities, Turning Your Hobby Into A Career, And Why Other Artists Aren’t Your Competition”
Julian Gray is an illustrator and comic book creator. His art has been featured at a number of exhibitions and events, and weaves in themes of equality and representation, featuring minority characters that are rarely seen in mainstream media. We spoke to Julian about developing rounded characters, creating movement in still images, and the rareContinue reading “Interview: Artist Julian Gray On… Creating Comics, Making Characters People Care About, And Representation Done Right”
Calling all queer artists! If you’re LGBTQ+ and an artist, whether you draw, paint, sculpt or something else altogether, we would love to hear from you. We’re looking for LGBTQ+ people to interview about their creative work and processes ahead of our launch next month. Get in touch via our Contact Page, or email queercreativesuk.gmail.com.