PROUD+ is a national exhibition of visual arts running from July 6 – 27, 2019 at The Studio Door (San Diego, CA).  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) artists are encouraged to present contemporary works that celebrate the unique sense of pride that this diverse community has.  The Studio Door is seeking artwork that expresses authentic, diverse viewpoints from the LGBTQIA+ experience.  Show us what your Pride looks like.

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)



Read the complete prospectus on CaFÉ:



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.


You can review past exhibition catalog for PROUD at: