Benjamin Gallagher

Queer Orlando Lifestyle Blog

Thank you to everyone who showed up at the Artists and Authors event! I had a wonderful time speaking to everyone about their art and creative processes.Click here to view the Zine we created for your viewing pleasure! Also, thank you to the Center and the Winter Park Library for hosting this event. I’m grateful for your presence in the Central Florida community. Learn more about Orlando’s creative opportunities for LGBTQ+ people by visiting their websites. Find the links at the end of this post. If you’re a tween or teen, grades 5-12, then keep reading to learn more about how to submit your art to be in a gallery show!

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Creating for Pride team wants you to show them how you create with pride! Tweens and teens, grades 5-12, are invited to submit original, two-dimensional works of art for display at The LGBT+ Center during October, Orlando’s Pride Month. 

Requirements: Works (or excerpt of work) must be mounted on 11×14 in. paper or canvas board and unframed. The works will be framed for display by the Winter Park Library.
Deadline: Works must be submitted by Friday, September 3 at 6 PM to Winter Park Library, 460 E New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789. Works can be picked up from the LGBT+ Center after October 31. 

Lisa Blue  (she/her/hers)
Teen Librarian  
Winter Park Library  
460 E New England Ave | Winter Park, FL 32789  
407.623.3300  ext 4
wppl.org | fb.com/WinterParkPublicLibrary   

Please share this post with a young artist. Our history as Queer people is written by those who choose to stand up and speak out about our lived experiences. We are the next generation of LGBTQ+ people in Orlando, Florida. Show us what PRIDE means to you.

Sincerely,

Benjamin P. Gallagher

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE CENTER

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE WINTER PARK LIBRARY

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