Voluptuous Vessel V1 selected by juror Thea Quiray Tagle for Arts Benicia's exhibition I. We. They. Celebrations of Gender

Voluptuous Vessel V1 has been selected by juror Thea Quiray Tagle for Arts Benicia‘s exhibition I. We. They. Celebrations of Gender! The exhibition runs from June 1–July 21, 2024 at 1 Commandant’s Lane, Benicia, CA 94510, with opening reception on Saturday, June 1, 4–6 pm.

Thea Quiray Tagle, PhD is a Filipinx femme transdisciplinary scholar, writer, and Associate Curator of the Brown Arts Institute and Bell Gallery at Brown University. As an independent curator, Thea’s most recent project was as co-curator of New York Now: Home, the inaugural contemporary photography triennial at the Museum of the City of New York (2023). Her writing on contemporary art and performance has been published in popular and scholarly venues including American Quarterly, ASAP/J, BOMB Magazine, and Hyperallergic. Prior to joining Brown University, she was a professor of queer studies, ethnic studies, and visual studies at institutions including the University of Massachusetts Boston, the University of Washington Bothell, and SFAI.