Telling Stories

Rachel Chapple Recruits Artists, Writers—Everyone—for a Conversation About AIDS by Chael Needle Imagination is the path to empathy. That’s the core of a recently launched on-line...

Grahame Perry: Artist

Materials of Survival Photographer Grahame Perry blends portraiture and pop art to convey the weight and exuberance of living long-term with HIV by Brent Calderwood In honor...

Curtis Carman

Defying Conformity With His Unconventional Artistry, Curtis Carman Makes a Statement and Makes Us Laugh by Chip Alfred Curtis Carman is a man of many talents—a sculptor,...

Jesse Finley Reed: Artist

Bleakness & Becoming Jesse Finley Reed Explores Sexuality & Empowerment in the Age of AIDS by Stevie St. John When his lifelong physician grew serious and addressed...

Carmine Santaniello: Artist

The Test of Time A conversation with New York City-based artist Carmine Santaniello about surviving the AIDS crisis, and creating art that helps today’s youth...

Nicholas Nixon: Artist

When Lightning Strikes Renowned photographer and educator Nicholas Nixon shoots straight when it comes to making intimate pictures of people With AIDS by Sean Black In the...

Piedad “Pete” Fontanes Bernikow

Confronting the Furies Piedad “Pete” Fontanes Bernikow Celebrates Life in the Face of Challenges by Lester Strong Approach the visual art of Piedad “Pete” Fontanes Bernikow and...

Miguel Tío

The Light Within Painter Miguel Tió Talks with A&U’s Chael Needle About How Art Illuminates As a young art student, Miguel Tió dreamed of becoming a...

Global Meets Local

Artists Draw on Experiences to Make the Breadth of AIDS Visible by Chael Needle Reflecting on President Reagan’s silence around AIDS in the 1980s, Tony Kushner...

Ronnie Queenan: Artist

Awaken On a Journey of Self-Acceptance, Artist Ronnie Queenan Uses Paint & Brush to Create Healing Art & Talk About HIV/AIDS by Alina Oswald Ever since he...

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