The Year in Gallery 2020

The Year in Gallery 2020

Joe Average – Cover Story

Joe Average: a remarkable name for a remarkable individual. A Canadian artist, photographer, and printmaker born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in 1957 who...

Gene Rigler: Artist

Where We Are Now Photographer Gene Rigler Creates Stunning Portraits of Long-Term Survivors by Hank Trout When photographer Gene Rigler woke up one morning last year with...

Orocoro: Artist

Divine Potential Artist Orocoro Illuminates a Journey of the Self by Chael Needle Like his palindromic name, which can be read forwards and backwards, Orocoro’s art upsets...

Steven F. Dansky: Artist & Activist

History Is the Art of Memory Steven F. Dansky Talks with A&U’s Hank Trout About Documenting Advocacy From the earliest days of the Gay Liberation Front...

Lester Blum & Vladimir Rios: “I Still Remember” Film

Celebration of Life Lester Blum & Vladimir Rios Transform an AIDS-Themed Photo Series into Film by Chael Needle Lester Blum and Vladimir Rios, friends who have been...

Hugh Elliott: Artist

What Is Possible Hugh Elliott taps into the therapeutic aspect of creativity by Chael Needle Anyone familiar with The AIDS Memorial on Instagram (@theaidsmemorial) may be familiar...

Eric Rhein: Cover Story

Over the course of nearly twenty-five years, A&U has on occasion featured the work of acclaimed artist Eric Rhein. Most recently we spotlit his...

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Eric Dean: Ally

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Eric Dean Growing up in a small town can have its benefits…and it’s disadvantages. When it comes to facing the AIDS epidemic,...