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BASED Art Collective Presents: The State of Things

Sat, Jun 22 6:00 pm - Sat, Jul 20 11:30 pm $7

Dorchester Art Project

The State of Things is an intimate look into our artists’ perspective of what “Portrait” means to them by delving into diverse styles, mediums and individual experiences of their past, present and future. The event will feature the work of BASED Art Collective members, burritos by @eatmoremexican, free beer courtesy of PBR, and a clothing pop-up party curated by Qwear.

BASED Art Collective aims to create a safe culture and space for minority/marginalized visual media artists to show work in the Boston Area.

Artists included in this show are as follows:

Melissa Ortiz
Patricia Gilrein
Simone Nemes
Destiny Molina
Diany Serrano
Nasiri Guzman
Jamie Rhode
Rita Maldonado
Lauren Myers
Maia Levoy

Qwear Fashion:
Join Qwear (qwearfashion.com), for a pre-loved clothing pop-up party!Shop a curated collection of gently-worn clothes, and bring your old clothes to donate if you wish. Get styling tips from the Boston-area Qwear team! All proceeds go to Qwear to help document LGBTQIA+ style and elevate the voices of those who’v been silenced. Event sponsored by Lisa Truong-Marchetto, a Financial Planner passionate about helping the LGBTQIA+ population plan for their futures.

***BASED is a safe space for LGBTQ+ POC, POC, and women. Any kind of harassment, disrespecting DAP’s space, or ill behavior to any people at this event will be asked to leave. Please contact Melissa Ortiz if there are any issues, thank you***


Sat, Jun 22 6:00 pm
Sat, Jul 20 11:30 pm
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Dorchester Art Project
1486 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA + Google Map


All Ages
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