Kiki Lucia looked out onto a sea of young faces. 60 pairs of wide eyes looked back. Red leotard. White gogo boots. Big earrings that caught in the light. A rainbow flag turned superhero cape smoothed out around her arms and shoulders.
The gallery is now open! Friday, NHPC Director Patrick Dunn released an open call for proposals for six exhibitions in 2018, open to multimedia LGBTQ+ artists from across Connecticut. November, which is Trans Awareness Month, is open only to Transgender artists. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 15. Lucy Gellman Photos.