SPONSOR TRANSGENDER REPRESENTATION IN FINE ART
My personal goal as an artist is to help tell trans stories. I want to garner respect for the trans community and I believe that respect comes from understanding.
Help me cultivate respect for our community by contributing to this work as a patron or sponsor.
MY TRANSGENDER ARTIST MANIFESTO
We transgender / gender non-conforming people are an AUTHENTIC people.
To be trans is to carve out self-acceptance in a world that rarely welcomes us.
We are a RIGHTEOUS people.
To be trans is to walk the fine line between personal integrity and personal safety every minute. And we choose integrity again and again and again.
We are a COURAGEOUS people.
To be trans is to find the courage to explore our authentic self and to show ourselves to the world, even in the face of danger.
We show up. No matter what hardships we face, we show up with grace.
We are a RESILIENT people.
There are millions of transgender people around the world and we face staggering rates of violence and discrimination. We’re bullied, threatened, harassed, and killed 2-3 times more often than other groups and the statistics are even more alarming for trans people of color and trans women. When fixed on survival we lose sight of the power, love, and strength within our transgender family.
We highlight the beauty and power among us to remind us to create, connect, and dream.