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Welcome to Connect Northshore's Queer Artist Spotlight! This dedicated space is designed to honor, celebrate, and amplify the voices of our local LGBTQIA+ artists. Each month, we will feature a selection of vibrant works ranging from painting, sculpture, photography, literature, music, and more, each created by talented artists within our community.

The Queer Artist Spotlight aims to showcase the breadth and diversity of our community's creative landscape, highlighting artists whose work captures the unique experiences, perspectives, and expressions inherent in the LGBTQIA+ journey. As we honor these artists, we hope to foster a more inclusive, supportive, and understanding community.

Call for Submissions

Are you an LGBTQIA+ artist based in the Northshore area? We want to hear from you! Connect Northshore is committed to showcasing a broad range of artistic expression and is currently accepting submissions from artists across all disciplines. We welcome works that explore themes of identity, diversity, love, struggle, joy, and everything in between.

To submit your work for consideration in our Queer Artist Spotlight, please fill out the submission form below. Provide as much detail as you can about your work, including any themes, inspirations, or personal narratives that informed its creation.

Embrace this opportunity to share your creativity with our vibrant community. Together, we can create a dynamic platform that highlights the richness, diversity, and sheer talent of our local LGBTQIA+ artists.

We look forward to celebrating your artistic expression!

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We can't wait to see your creative talent shine! You may submit 2 pieces for consideration. To submit your artwork, please follow the guidelines below:

  1. Ensure your artwork is in a high-resolution digital format. We accept JPEG, PNG, GIF, MP4, MP3, and PDF files. The file size should not exceed 10MB. Contact us if you need to provide alternate formats or files larger than 10MB.
  2. Make sure your artwork is original and has not infringed on any copyright laws.
  3. If your artwork features identifiable individuals, ensure you have their consent to share their likeness.
  4. Keep in mind the values of our community. Artwork that promotes inclusivity, diversity, and respect will have the highest chance of being featured.
  5. You may submit works containing artistic nudity for consideration. Please note that as a family-friendly and all-ages event, we will not display graphic sexual content. Artworks are reviewed on a case-by-case basis to ensure they align with the values of our community.

Simply click the 'Upload File' button below and select your artwork file. After you've selected your file, click 'Upload ' to submit. You'll receive an email confirmation once your submission has been received.

Remember, your creative expression is a vital part of the LGBTQIA+ community, and we thank you for sharing it with us and the world

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