2017 Bridgeport Pride Walk

All artists are invited to submit jpegs of their work for consideration by June 9, 2018. Artists will be notified by June 19, 2018. For more info email:
SameSex explores LGBT themes, same-sex attraction, related feelings and issues of 2018. Artists need not be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender to participate.

SEND SUBMISSIONS IN JPEG FORMAT,(no more than 8 images), 72 DPI, DUE BY June 9, 20168 to:

NECESSARY INFO TO INCLUDE WITH SUBMISSION: Brief artists statement, itemized list of art submitted should include: title, size, medium, price of work, Works not for sale should include a value rather than a price. Also include artist’s contact info: name, email, phone (evening and daytime numbers), mailing address and website if available.
City Lights is a nonprofit arts organization located in downtown Bridgeport CT. that serves the community through art , easily accessible by Metro-North, Port Jeff Ferry, I-95 and the Merrit Parkway via the Route 25 Connector. There is no size limit to the dimension of art submitted, however larger works, over 60″ will be subject to space limitations.


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

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