PRLog - May 7, 2012 - LORTON, Va. -- Lorton, VA—The artists of Studio 4 (John Gascot, MG Stout, Lynn Goldstein, Joan Yi and Jams Bauguess) at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA have created an exciting parade of paintings to celebrate Gay Pride Month. All the works feature imagery depicting themes of love, individuality and equality. Artist John Gascot says, “As a gay artist, it is important for me to celebrate Pride month creatively. I am honored to share this experience with such a talented and supportive group of artists.”
"Liberty" by John Gascot and MG Stout
An extraordinary evening has been planned for the opening reception, Saturday, June 2, from 6 until 9 pm in building W-4. It is free and open to the public. Throughout the event, light fare and refreshments will be served. DJ Spence will be on hand to keep the music spinning and representatives of the Imperial Court of Washington, DC will make a special appearance. They will delight the crowd with a fabulous performance at 8:30pm. There will also be an Artist Q&A session streamed live on the internet via Facebook and Twitter.
The artists of Studio 4 believe that art is a vehicle for social change and are devoted to making our community a better place. They have committed to donating twenty percent of all proceeds raised via art sales to Fairfax Pride.
The exhibition will be installed for the entire month of June at the Workhouse Arts Center Building Four, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton VA, 22079. Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat 11:00am-7:00pm and Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm. For directions, please visit our event page http://www.facebook.com/
The Imperial Court of Washington, D.C. is a 501(c)(3) organization working in conjunction with the International Court System. It provides and promotes safe and entertaining social and charitable events in the greater D.C. area. http://www.imperialcourtdc.org
Fairfax Pride works to bring together the LGBT community of northern Virginia. Determined to build bridges within the community throughout the year via various networking, social and outreach events, the organization gives volunteers a chance to build something new and exciting by donating time to positive efforts. http://fairfaxpride.squarespace.com