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“TRISH: The Retrospective” August Art Opening at Strut

Friday, August 12, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Join us for a queer ART OPENING AT STRUT!

Friday, August 12th we are inviting you to help us celebrate the work of The Trish Collective! With Mama Celeste and Cash Monet! The Art Opening starts at 8 PM and will go till 10 PM.
This is an in-person event so we are limiting the number of folks that are allowed in the building, RSVP now before space runs out, only folks that RSVP on Eventbrite will be allowed to attend, we will be asking attendees to wear masks the entire time, and proof of vaccination cards will be needed at the door. PLEASE RSVP ON EVENTBRITE
The Art program at Strut was founded the same year Magnet began back in 2003 and we’ve been exhibiting the work of a different queer artist each month ever since!

ABOUT THE ART
Trish was a collective of drag performers in the Bay Area who moonlighted as visual artists, working to contextualize drag in the world of fine art. Founded by Cash Monet and Mama Celeste in 2017, Trish’s work spanned a variety of mediums including their seminal zine, photography, video production, print and digital collages, PSAs on sexual health, and all types of new media. Trish featured visual art works by many Bay Area nightlife staples including Hollywood Texas, Kochina Rude, Mutha Chucka, Mary Vice, Dragula’s Erika Klash, and RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Rock M Sakura and collaborated with numerous others.

If you have any questions about Strut’s art openings or this event, please feel free to contact our community events manager Baruch Porras Hernandez at baruch@sfaf.org

ACCESABILITY

There are no stairs to enter the lobby level at Strut from the street level. The building has three floors, and there is a stairwell with handrails and a wheelchair-accessible elevator. There are 26 steps from the lobby to the 2nd floor and 48 steps from the lobby to the 3rd floor. All our bathrooms are gender neutral and we have restrooms that are accessible to people who use wheelchairs.

ABOUT THE ARTIST/CURATORS:
Cash Monet is a performer, maker, and dry humor aficionado. Her style is kitschy, glitchy, and a little sticky inspiring from asian culture, video games, and nerd culture. She is the reigning J-Pop queen of 2017, was featured in QWEENS AROUND THE COUNTRY by Heyqween. She was also voted Best Bay Area Digital Perform in 2020! She is a variety streamer on Twitch @cashmonetdrag and co-founder of PASTEL GORE! She’s cold, hard, Cash Monet.

Mama Celeste is the co-founder and Executive Director of Oaklash: The Bay Area’s Drag and Queer Performance Festival. Celeste is an East-Coast grown, Oakland-based new media artist, event producer, and drag performer who has been featured at venues throughout the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, Virginia, and New York. They are the co-host of Rollin With the Homos – a drag roller disco in Oakland — as well as the Communications Director at CounterPulse.

Organizer

Baruch Porras Hernandez
Email:
bporrashernandez@sfaf.org

Venue

Strut, 2nd Floor
470 Castro Street
San Francisco, CA United States
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