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

"My job is not to produce answers. My job is to produce good questions." Glenn Ligon, Artist
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Call for Research Proposals

Visual AIDS announces the third year of our research fellowship program, which supports original writing and scholarship about artists who have been lost to AIDS. Deadline: June 18, 2024 → Read More
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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.


Kyle Croft
Executive Director

Shawn Escarciga
Development Director

Blake Paskal
Programs Manager

Jacs Rodriguez
Community Archivist

Board of Directors

Marguerite Van Cook, President

Wendy Olsoff, Vice President

Carlos Gutierrez-Solana, Treasurer

Dr. Daniel S. Berger

Nayland Blake

Jim Hodges

Marques McClary