National Exhibition produced by THE STUDIO DOOR
July 6 – 27, 2019

Public Open House Saturday, July 6 • Noon to 7 PM

44 works of art by national artists representing 14 US states and Puerto Rico.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and other community (LGBTQIA+) artists are presenting contemporary works that celebrate the unique sense of pride that this diverse community has.

Curated by Rakeem Cunningham
Visual Artist / Director – Tag Gallery

Exhibition runs concurrent with SAN DIEGO PRIDE (July 13 -15, 2019).

If you are in town, don’t miss the important LGBTQ exhibition taking place at the San Diego History Center: LGBTQ+ SAN DIEGO: STORIES OF STRUGGLES + TRIUMPHS (July 8, 2018 – January 20, 2020)


Rakeem Cunningham, TAG Gallery Los Angeles Gallery Director and Visual Artist

Rakeem Cunningham is a visual artist and photographer based out of Los Angeles, California. Born in 1992, his work explores themes of self-identity, queer politics, identity politics, self-acceptance, and the navigation of body politics under the queer landscape. Cunningham studied Design and Media Arts at UCLA and is a current member of Montevista Projects in Los Angeles. Cunningham has shown in the Castelli Art Space, Southbay LGBT Center, Los Angeles LGBT Center, the TAG Gallery Loft, and the Littman and White galleries in Portland, Oregon.

Online Gallery SlideShow

The Studio Door recognizes that there is limited wall space for exhibitions. To meet this challenge and recognize works of excellence, an online gallery is included within the official juried exhibition.  Artwork is available for sale. If you have an interest, please e-mail us at or call the gallery at 619-255-2867 and we can assist you with the transaction.

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PROUD+  Exhibition Catalog

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Hard copies of the Exhibition Catalog can be purchased directly from printer Peecho via publisher Issue.


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