Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.
Are you an artist living with HIV? Visual AIDS invites you to join our Artist+ Registry, an online community of artists living with HIV. Anyone living with HIV/AIDS can become an Artist Member for free. Benefits include a personalized website to display and share your artwork, grants for art materials, connection to artists and curators around the world, and more!
For artists in New York City, Visual AIDS offers additional programs and services including professional artwork photography, exhibition tours, and a monthly Women’s Empowerment Art Therapy Workshops facilitated by Project Director and Artist Member Shirlene Cooper.
To join the Artist+ Registry email Tracy Fenix, Artist+ Registry & Archive Associate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about Visual AIDS, visit visualaids.org.
Upcoming Special Events
LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN 2020
Visual AIDS, Fire Island Artist Residency, Positive Women's Network — USA, The Well Project, and Dieu Donne are all collaborating to do something special for women living with HIV on the occasion of LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN 2020.
Since 2015, artists, activists and HIV-positive women have come together for LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN paper making workshops to show their love and support for women living with HIV. Hosted at Dieu Donné's paper making studios, the program has mailed over 1,800 unique handmade paper Valentines cards to women living with HIV around the world to celebrate LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN. These workshops are collaboratively produced with the Fire Island Artist Residency and Dieu Donné.
Check out Visual AIDS' website for more details on LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN 2020.
LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN 2020 Valentine Pop-up Exhibition
January 31, 2020
7:00 - 9:00 pm
La MaMa Galleria
47 Great Jones St, New York, NY
The LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN Valentine Pop-up Exhibition at La MaMa Galleria will display a selection of the valentines and women involved in the project will reflect on the importance of love and community building. The LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN 2020 Valentine Pop-Up Exhibition will be on view in New York City beginning on Friday, January 31, 2020. View more details here.