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The Exhibition That Has Lexington Talking!

I'll Be Your Mirror

Oct. 25 – Nov. 25, 2013

featuring work from
John Ashley, Louis Zollar Bickett, James Brancaccio, Paul Michael Brown, Cherie Collins, Stacy Early, Laura Evans, Henry Lawrence Faulkner , James Baker Hall, Blythe Jamison, Casie Lewis, James Lyons, Guy Mendes, Babette Meyers, Robert Morgan, William Petrie, Katelynn Ralston, Emily Reeves, Libbie Sherman, Patrick Smith, Peter Taylor, Lina Tharsing, R. Michael Walker, Melissa Watt, and Charles Williams

An exhibition of contemporary painting, drawing, photography, and pop ephemera chronicling the myths, stories, history and faces of the LGBTQ* community in Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington's mythic sexual renegades include Belle Breezing, Marcellus Jerome Clarke “Sue Mundy”, Henry Lawrence Faulkner, James Herndon “Sweet Evening Breeze”, and Rock Hudson among others. Curated by Lexington artist and activist Robert Morgan.

This exhibition contains mature content; minors should be accompanied by an adult.

Special Events

  • Opening reception, Friday, Oct. 25, 5-8 p.m.
  • Lexington Gallery Hop: Fri., Nov. 15, 5-8 p.m.
  • Jackson E. Schad: Transkentuckian—Wed., Nov. 6, 7 p.m. in the Coleman Recital Hall, Mitchell Fine Arts Center.
    Schad relates the idea of being born a new person in a new state and how Kentucky has influenced and supported his transition. 
  • Curator's Perspective with Robert Morgan—Tuesday, Nov 12, 12:30-1:15 in the Morlan Gallery
    Artist, activist, and I’ll Be Your Mirror curator Robert Morgan discusses the process of considering and assembling the exhibition as well as sharing the fascinating and often untold history of Lexington’s LGBTQ* community.

Image credits (left to right):

Unknown photographer
Negro Review with Drag Queens, Lexington, Ky, 1935
Silver gelatin print 

Paul Brown
Don’t Tell Mom, 2013
Color ink jet

Katelynn Ralston
Self-Portrait, 2013
Color ink jet

For more information contact Andrea Fisher, director of the Morlan Gallery
300 North Broadway Lexington, KY 40508 USA (859) 233-8142

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