Press Release

Art Show for Eastside LGBTQIA+ Artists Returns to Redmond

Centro Cultural Mexicano hosting “Rainbow on the Eastside” for Pride Month

Redmond, WA, May 1, 2022For the second year in a row, “Rainbow on the Eastside” will be held at Centro Cultural Mexicano in downtown Redmond in celebration of Pride Month. This is the only gallery show dedicated to LGBTQIA+ creatives who live on the Eastside.

Featured artists include Nowhere, Wing Mui, Dasha, Jing Jing Wang, Nyktomorphia, Sara Wilkes and Heidi Lane. The art show will present creations in a variety of media, including painting, photography, calligraphy, and jewelry.

“I am excited to present this diverse group of local artists from Generation Alpha, Generation X and everything in between,” said show organizer Wolfberry of Wolfberry Studio LLC. “The creations that they share with us reflect the breadth of the Eastside LGBTQIA+ experience – from embracing neuroqueerness to navigating the intersection of race and LGBTQIA+ identity.”

Come see the work of these Eastside creatives at Centro Cultural Mexicano gallery space on weekdays between 2pm to 4pm from May 31-June 30, 2022.  An Artists’ Reception will be held on Thursday, June 16 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

“We are excited and honored to host Rainbow on the Eastside within the walls of the Centro Cultural Mexicano,” said Francesca Udeschini, Gallery Curator at Centro Cultural Mexicano. “As an organization, Centro Cultural Mexicano prides itself on being a safe space for all marginalized groups in our community. We stand proudly with the LGBTQIA+ community on the Eastside and beyond.” On a personal note, they added: “As someone who has recently come out as Queer, I am honored to work with Wolfberry Studio LLC in bringing the artwork of the Eastside LGBTQIA+ community into the public eye.”

The Centro Cultural Mexicano gallery space is located at 7945 Gilman Street, Redmond, WA 98052 (between Redmond Vacuum and McDonald’s Book Exchange), around the block from the Centro Cultural Mexicanomain office on Redmond Way. Centro Cultural Mexicano is within walking distance of Redmond Transit Center.

“Rainbow on the Eastside” is presented by Wolfberry Studio LLC in partnership with Centro Cultural Mexicano and supported by the City of Redmond and the Arts and Culture Commission.