Printmaking is a distinct community within the arts with its own lexicon, tools and character. Similarly, the Queer community also has its own vocabulary, equipment and spirit. When the two overlap, a remarkable niche is created.


Niche is a panel discussion  that will explore that intersection as five Queer printmakers discuss how their unique identities have shaped their paths in art. The event is taking place as part of PrintAustin's 2021 virtual expo on February 6th.

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Vanessa Adams


Vanessa Adams is a queer printmaker from New Orleans, LA based in Pittsburgh, PA.

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MC Carey


MC Carey is a Fat, Black, Queer, and chronically ill printmaker, activist, and educator living and creating on Piscataway-Conoy stolen land, AKA Baltimore, MD.

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Ruben Castillo


Ruben Castillo is a visual artist based in Kansas City, MO working in print, drawing, installation, and video.

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Amy Cousins


Amy Cousins is an artist and educator in Philadelphia making sculpture, prints, and installations that mine queer archives for liberatory and utopian potential.

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Mary Tremonte


Mary Tremonte is an artist, educator and DJ based in Pittsburgh


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