“I had never visited the space, but that one seems made for it,” said Jorges Caceres, speaking specifically of one of his four giant painted works, its colors perfectly match the tiling in the floor. His quartet was set apart in its own gallery of sorts, each evoking a different feeling with its vibrant colors and abstract features, and all attracting attendees wanting to connect with the artist.
Caceres was happy to oblige.
One of a handful of artists participating in the One Voice art exhibition championing DC’s LGBTQ artists and allies at the Kimpton Carlyle Hotel in Dupont in Tuesday evening, he was joined by the likes of Tom Hill, Wayson Jones, Maggie O’Neill, Michael Crossett and Rose Jaffee, to display and offer their works for purchase.
An event in synchrony with Capital Pride, One Voice invited guests to enjoy libations and passed hors d’oeuvres by on-site restaurant — The Riggsby — while taking in works (curated by Art Worx Consultants) from locally based LGBTQ artists and allies.
Furthermore, all proceeds from a suggested donation for attendance served to benefit the hospitality brand’s community partner, The Trevor Project.