September 10 – October 31, 2018

The Great Room Gallery
New Haven Pride Center, 84 Orange Street, New Haven

In Rupture, Alex Mickens explores the idea of living out loud in a world that wants to silence and ignore you.  This exhibit will invite you into an alternative space where gender is neutral and identity is expressed without fear of judgment. These works center around the theme of living life as your authentic self, free of any societal constraints or biases.

Exhibit events: 

Opening Reception | Monday, September 10, 6:00 – 8:00p

Youth Night at NHPC | September  24, 4:30 – 6:30p

Youth Night at NHPC | October 23, 4:30 – 6:30p

Gender Discussion : Nonbinary | November TBD

About the Artist

Alex Mickens

Alex Mickens is an upcoming multimedia artist out of the New Haven County area of Connecticut and a recent graduate of Hamden High School. Alex will attend university this fall to study art. Alex has exhibited work in various art shows throughout the city of Hamden and New Haven. Alex’s influences come from the experience of growing up transgender in a culture that faces constant discrimination. Through art, Alex has established an alternate world with strong characters that defy gender and exemplify living life true to oneself. These beings are colorful and represent the freedom of being able to ‘Live out Loud”.