Artist accelerator Fellowship.art and contemporary art gallery the Green Gallery will host I’ll Make You Sorry, an online exhibition to benefit nonprofit the Butterfly Collective, throughout the month of December.
Curated by Milwaukee artist, educator, and activist LaNia Sproles, I’ll Make You Sorry is a group show featuring the work of contemporary artists who demand to take part in the luxuries of pleasure. As part of her art practice, Sproles has been using her platform as an artist to raise money and awareness for social justice causes, such as backing Chrystul Kizer, BLM, and other organizations to support LGBTQ people of color. With I’ll Make You Sorry, Sproles creates an opportunity for artists to promote social justice beyond exhibiting their artwork on a gallery wall.
“All the works in I’ll Make You Sorry share the collective grief in revealing unrequited desires and that in itself is a form of protest,” Sproles said. “I also want this exhibition to be about building connections and community between the artists and organizations like the Butterfly Collective.”
This exhibition will function as a fundraiser at the Green Gallery in collaboration with Fellowship.art. It will be held virtually on the Green Gallery’s website from December 1–31, 2020. All funds raised will aid the Butterfly Collective, an organization serving BIPOC Transgender youth experiencing hardships within the greater Milwaukee area by providing safe social spaces, gender-affirming care, financial means for living, self-defense classes, and most importantly, a sense of community. This exhibition will be featured as part of the Green Gallery’s exhibition at the NADA Miami online art fair. NADA (New Art Dealers Alliance) is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art.
To view I’ll Make You Sorry, visit thegreengallery.biz.