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Queerartmentorship

Queer/Art/Mentorship: Why I Dislike the Term 'Queer Art' But Mentor a Queer Artist Anyway

Everett Quinton | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Everett Quinton

I, like so many other queer artists, grew up in fear and isolation. Even with evidence to the contrary, I still thought I was the only queer in the world. A queer mind full of wonderful queer ideas with nobody to talk to about them.

Queer/Art/Mentorship: How Mentoring Emerging Queer Artists Helps Them... And Me

Jennie Livingston | Posted 12.24.2011 | Gay Voices
Jennie Livingston

Why join Ira Sachs and Lily Binns in Queer/Art/Mentorship? Because what Werner Herzog and Alan J. Pakula did for me when I was just out of college was simple. They said (though not in these exact words), "You go, girl!"

What Queer Mentorship Has Done for Me

Guadalupe Rosales | Posted 12.18.2011 | Gay Voices
Guadalupe Rosales

I recently received the Queer/Art/ Mentorship Fellowship, and artist Louise Fishman became my mentor. I remember the first thing I learned from Louise: she told me not to throw away anything that I work on.

What Is Queer Art?

Lily Binns | Posted 12.11.2011 | Gay Voices
Lily Binns

I hope our willingness to present our queerness, in our bodies, ideas and works of art, makes our mentors proud of the careers they've fought for. They've made this protest against the privileges of so-called normalcy possible.