Each of the people interviewed for this project were given the painting of their choice and the opportunity to purchase any of the other paintings Jacqui made for them. The remainder of the paintings were sold. The paintings now live in a variety of homes and are no longer available for exhibit.
May 24 to July 12, 2014:
Gender Personal Exhibit at Kirkland Arts Center
Opening Night and Reception: Friday, May 23, 6-8:30 p.m.
Introduction of the artist Jacqui Beck, other project members, and staff of the Kirkland Arts Center, which promotes artistic mastery and public participation in the visual arts.
Presentation: Saturday, June 7, 7-9 p.m.
Artist Jacqui Beck spoke about the project, accompanied by slides and audio recordings. Special guests participated in a discussion of gender variance. Q&A followed, with refreshments provided. This was a free event.
August 15-17, 2014:
Gender Personal at the August Gender Odyssey Conference
WA State Convention Center
800 Convention Place, Seattle 98101
Directions and parking information.
GENDEREVOLUTION: Art at Gender Odyssey 2014
The art and poetry of the Gender Personal project was exhibited, as well as gender-related photography by two internationally renowned photographers.
Art Reception & Cocktail Party: Friday, August 15, 7-10 pm
This provided an opportunity to experience the art, poetry, and interviews of Gender Personal. Hors d’oeuveres were provided by Ingersoll Gender Center and Framesmith. Admission was free, even if you’re not registered for the conference.
Presentation: Saturday, August 16, 12:45 – 2:15, WSCC, Room 607
Jacqui gave a presentation about the Gender Personal project: an opportunity to learn about the project, to hear audio excerpts from the interviews, and to view slides of Jacqui’s artwork and photographs by Marc Hoffman. The presentation included an open discussion. Free. General public welcome.