The 5th Annual Exhibit, SAMESEX 2015 at City Lights Gallery, July 9-August 12, 2015,  was a gender inclusive art exhibit and event of painting, photography, wigs, head dresses, fiber art, and projected art. Featured work included photographic and audio documentation of individuals expressing their thoughts on gender identity by “Gender Projected”, fiber art by Nancy Moore and Ellen Schinderman and lenticular images by Miggs Burroughs that change as the viewer walks by.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 Opening Reception included street party, pride march and drag contest.
Gallery Hours: Weds-Fri, 11:30-5, Sat. 12-4, Thurs we are open until 7 pm.

Spare Parts

Spare Parts – Lenticular by Miggs Burroughs

Blanket Statement

Blanket Statement by Nancy Moore

OPENING RECEPTION/PRIDE MARCH/STREET PARTY/DRAG CONTEST: THURSDAY, JULY 9, 5:30-9:00 p.m.  $10 Suggested Donation.  The exhibit and opening festivities celebrated gender equality for all, discrimination for none and the creativity of the artist community. TIAGO’S supported the event, with drinks and music.

EXHIBITING ARTISTS INCLUDE: Miggs Burroughs, Patte Corcoran, Chris Crouch, Sue Czark, Mina de Haas, David Enriquez, Daniel Eugene, Thomas Evans, Arthur Gerstein, Kenn Hopkins, Cassandra Mendoza, Ricky Mestre, Cherish Minor, Nancy Moore, Stefan Novotny, Joe Radoccia, Sassie Saltimboca, Santiago Sanchez, Ellen Schinderman, Richard Taddei,

SAMESEX Drag Contest & Pride Parade

As a part of the Annual 2015 SAMESEX Art Exhibit at City Lights Gallery “Opening Night Festivities” there was a “DRAG CONTEST for QUEENS & KINGS”!! THREE $100 PRIZES for the categories of “BEST HAIR”, “BEST MAKE-UP” & “BEST OVERALL LOOK”! The 2015 theme for the SAMESEX Art Exhibit was “Gender Identity”.

ALSO… Javier Colon winner of the VOICE performed that night at the Bijoux, part of the McLevy Green Thursday Nights summer music series.

Gender Project by

Gender Projected

Last Year’s Love Parade

SAMESEX love parade 2014

SAMESEX love parade 2014

Parade in Downtown Bridgeport 2014

Parade in Downtown Bridgeport 2014