Queer Ecology Hanky Project

Over one hundred and twenty artists from across North America explore Queer Ecology in this ongoing traveling exhibition organized by V Adams and Mary Tremonte.
a view through the doorway of a gallery. Colorful bandanas hang on white walls on either side of the doorway, and more bandanas can be seen through the doorway on the opposite white wall. The text "Glory Days" is prominent on one of the bandanas closest to us.
Queer Ecology Hanky Project installation view at Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH, 2022. Photo by Amber Ford.
An aqua wall with colorful bandanas depicting a range of ecological and sexual imagery. "Queer Ecology Hanky Project" is in gold text on top.
Queer Ecology Hanky Project installation view at Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH, 2022. Photo courtesy of QEHP.
Pink square bandana with repeating pattern of bats, birds, butterflies, insects, and flowers
Claire Ragland, Pollinators, Screenprint on cotton bandana, 2019.
Pale blue square bandana with repeating pattern of flowers and insects
V Adams and Mary Tremonte, Pollinator Pals, Screenprint on cotton bandana, 2021.
Dark blue tie-dyed square with two leaf silhouettes in white and the words "Make Kin"
Syr Reifsteck, Can We Hold Our Changes Together? Cyanotype and anthotype, 2019.
Multi-colored square bandana with repeating, wavy illustration of a frame with four ovals in each corner and drawings of plants and wildlife
Katie Kaplan, Femme Poison Power, Screenprint on reclaimed fabric, 2019.
Dusky purple square with block prints in black of drawings of adult toys and in white of flowers and plant stems
E. Henderson, Hidden and Unhidden, Screenprint on cotton bandana, 2019.

Queer Ecology Hanky Project
March 23 – April 22, 2023
Quarter Gallery, Regis Center for Art

Public Reception
Friday, March 24 | 6 – 8 PM | Quarter Gallery

Join the Department of Art in celebrating the opening of Queer Ecology Hanky Project at the Quarter Gallery, in conjunction with the campus-wide Queer and Trans* Ecologies Symposium from March 23 – 25. Learn more about the symposium.

Queer Ecology Hanky Project (QEHP) is an ongoing traveling exhibition with over one hundred and twenty artists from across North America organized by V Adams and Mary Tremonte. Through exhibitions and interdisciplinary community-centered programming, QEHP showcases a diverse array of artist responses to Queer Ecology—an emerging area of inquiry that unites the study of biology, environment, and sexuality with a framework of queer theory—and celebrates a wide spectrum of print mediums and methods. 

Related Events

Queer and Trans* Ecologies Symposium

March 23-25, 2023 | Multiple Locations
View the full lists of symposium events

The Critical Disability Studies Collective (CDSC) is co-sponsoring a three-day hybrid Queer and Trans* Ecologies symposium at the University of Minnesota from March 23-25 as part of the Queer/Trans* Ecologies Interdisciplinary Initiative. The initiative spans the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences to explore questions in the fields of queer and trans* ecologies about new embodiments and social relations in the Anthropocene. The project was initiated with an Interdisciplinary Collaborative Workshop Grant at the University of Minnesota, organized by Professor Erin L. Durban.

All of the events will include disabled/chronically ill presenters, and there will additionally be significant CDS content. All events are free and open to the public, however, registration is required, and space is limited. Register here to attend events in person or online. Registration for online access closes on Tuesday, March 21. Masking is required for indoor events.

The Quarter Gallery spans 2,000 square feet for the presentation of student exhibitions and community partnerships.

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