Come As You Are!

Come As You Are!

ARTISTRY proudly presents a Pride Art Exhibition celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and 50 years of the Twin Cities Pride Festival, in the Inez Greenberg Gallery

Artistry is pleased to announce ‘Come As You Are!’ A Pride Art Exhibition celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and 50 years of the Twin Cities Pride Festival. The exhibition will take place in the Inez Greenberg Gallery at the Bloomington Center for the Arts and runs June 3 – July 8, 2022. Free to attend.

"We are thrilled to partner with Twin Cities Pride and the City of Bloomington’s Human Rights Commission to present this special exhibition," says Samael Leopold-Sullivan, Artistry's Interim Gallery Coordinator. "Come As You Are marks the 50th year of the Twin Cities Pride festival. It's a time of celebration for queer artists and creatives and a time of solidarity, as our LGBTQ+ community faces continued political roadblocks in the fight for essential human rights," they continue. "Mainly, we're just excited. The art is diverse, captivating, and powerful and our doors are open to all. There's something special to be experienced no matter who you are."

Jordan Aldera, Daniel Arzola, Daniel Benedum, Robin Blochinger, Stephen Born, Chris Cinque, Elizabeth Coleman, Alicia De La Cruz, Dobbs DeCorsey, Kendall Dickinson, Shavonne Edison, David Fallon, Michael Ferranti, Spencer Gillespie, Caprice Glaser, Chelsea Goetz, Marty Harris, Erin Holt, Lauren Hughes, Avery Hunter, Maxine Kendall, Bradford Kissell, Carolyn C.S. Kleinberger, Brandi Kole, Denise Landry, Samael Leopold-Sullivan, Kenzie Lindow, Petra Johnita Lommen, Curt Lund, Linnea Maas, Zarra TM, Ruby McCallum, Mary Ann Morgan, Linda Morvent, Sophia Munic, Ana Musachio, Beth Pollack, Tianna Price, Sara Ruhnow, Suzanne Runte, MJ Ryan, Gus Scherwenka, Jamie Schumacher, August Schwerdfeger, Nicole Soboleski, Darren Terpstra, Cedar Thomas, Kristen Thompson, Suyao Tian, Azania Tripp, Casper Warren, Laura Wennstrom, Claire Weyrauch, Helene Woods

About the City of Bloomington’s Human Rights Commission:
The Human Rights Commission was formed in 1968 shortly after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The purpose of the Commission is to aid and advise the City Council in ensuring for all citizens of the city equal opportunity in those areas protected by law and in such other affairs as may affect the social standards of the city.

Learn more at Human Rights Commission | City of Bloomington MN
Learn more at Twin Cities Pride (

Image: La voz que abrió el camino (The voice that led the way), Daniel Arzola

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