The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Archive of Visual Arts

Mapping Q

Mapping Q

Mapping Q is a series of virtual art workshops for Arizona LGBTQIA+ youth ages 14-24. Participants explore topics of art-making, self-care and harm reduction.

During these virtual workshops we learn about LGBTQ+ artists and explore ideas like pride, radical self-care, identity and how to effectively complain (i.e., protest lack of positive representations of queer, BIPOC and disabled bodies in visual culture) through art making. The culmination of each series of workshops is an exhibition of youth artwork at the UAMA.

The 2022 exhibition submission portal is now open! Youth who participated in any workshops during Fall 2020 or Spring 2022 are invited to submit work for the upcoming exhibition Mapping Q: 2022, opening August 20. Click below for submission details. Please email Chelsea Farrar cjfarrar@arizona.edu with any questions.


Mapping Q is made possible by generous support from the UArizona Institute for LGBT Studies and the UAMA’s Stanley Glickman Outreach Endowment.

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