An annual LGBTQ+ centered youth art show in Rochester, NY


Hosted by TGW Studio, Spectra is an annual public art show celebrating the voices of LGBTQ+ youth in Rochester. In recent years, Spectra has featured over 30 queer artists ranging in age from 13-21.

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Submission Guidelines

Fill out the form below to enter your work:

Please use the name you would like to be displayed publicly, which will accompany your work. Legal name not required.
On the next step, you will select up to 5 pieces to submit.

Your work will be reviewed, and 1-3 pieces will be chosen to be displayed. Please remember, any work submitted must be physically available to be displayed June 2nd.
In the following boxes, please provide the title, medium, and dimensions of your submitted works, along with images or videos of your work for review. You can submit up to 5 pieces.

Submitted Work #1

Submitted Work #2

Submitted Work #3

Submitted Work #4

Submitted Work #5

Having trouble submitting? Please contact courtney@tgwstudio.com.

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