Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.

Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.

"Above all else, it is about leaving a mark that I existed." Felix Gonzalez-Torres
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Founded in 1988, Visual AIDS is the only arts organization fully committed to raising AIDS awareness and creating dialogue around HIV issues today, by producing and presenting visual art projects, exhibitions, public forums and publications - while assisting artists living with HIV/AIDS. We are committed to preserving and honoring the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement.


Board of Directors

Marguerite Van Cook, President

Wendy Olsoff, Vice President

Michael Paley, Treasurer

Ursula Davila-Villa, Secretary

Dr. Daniel S. Berger

Nayland Blake

Carlos Gutierrez-Solana

Jim Hodges

Marques McClary

Patrick Owens

Eric Shiner


Staff

Esther McGowan
Executive Director

Kyle Croft
Programs Director

Blake Paskal
Artist Engagement and Community Programs Manager

Constantine (Cea) Jones
Oral History Project Liaison