Pronouns: He/Him/They/Them/他

Gou Qi is a genderqueer immigrant who has lived in Redmond for many years. Gou Qi creates digital art inspired by traditional East Asian brush painting.

What Gou Qi would like the larger community to know about their experience

“…people tend to make assumptions about my queer experience based on my race… None of these assumptions apply to my experience…”

“… Non-cisgender identities and non-heterosexual behaviors were …present in the history, traditions and folklore of many non-European cultures…”

( Read the rest of the artist interview at the gallery show)

What Gou Qi would like the larger community to know about their experience

Detail from “Cat in Taihu Rock”

cat peering out of cave

Digital Mixed Media print

12″x15″ (Full sized framed print will be on display at the gallery show).

$150

The cat is a resident of the Eastside.

Autumn Cat

cat lying on grass, surrounded by fall leaves

Digital Mixed Media print.

15″x12″ ( available for purchase during the gallery show at CCM ).

$150

The leaves are referenced from photos of leaves taken in Redmond.

Want to see more of this artist’s work? Come to the live gallery show at CCM. Stay tuned for the date!

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