A national awards program, QUEER|ART|PRIZE honors the work of LGBTQ+ artists in areas of Sustained Achievement and Recent Work, with a ceremony that celebrates the entire Queer|Art community.

 
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Queer|Art|Prize presents two $10,000 awards to LGBTQ+ artists based in the United States: one for Sustained Achievement and the other for Recent Work. The award is possible through Queer|Art’s ongoing partnership with HBO and was developed in collaboration with the Queer|Art artist community. Featuring a Nominating Committee of 20 esteemed arts professionals from around the country, Queer|Art|Prize confirms the impact of Queer|Art’s programming and support on a national level and immediately establishes itself as one of the most significant awards specifically created to recognize the artistry and contributions of LGBTQ+ artists.

 
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2019 NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Nominations for each award were made by a diverse committee of 20 esteemed arts professionals from around the country, including archivists, art historians, critics, curators, choreographers, cultural organizers, visual artists, performing artists, teaching artists, scholars, writers, directors, and filmmakers with various intersecting commitments to queer culture.

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From left: Travis Chamberlain, Xandra Ibarra (2018 Recent Work Winner), Vivian Crockett, KT Pe Benito, and Rio Sofia

From left: Travis Chamberlain, Xandra Ibarra (2018 Recent Work Winner), Vivian Crockett, KT Pe Benito, and Rio Sofia

 

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