A Queer Look at Art and Faith

Explore the intersection of art, queerness, and spirituality as a part of Vancouver Pride with a special panel of three local artists from the LGBTQ community (check out their bios and view their work below). Come for a relaxed evening of art, music, and conversation as we celebrate the unique voices and perspectives that the LGBTQ community brings to worlds of art and faith. The program runs from 6-8pm on Tuesday, August 3 at St. Faith’s Anglican Church at 7284 Cypress St, Vancouver. In addition to the panel conversation with the artists, examples of their work will be available for viewing as well as time for one-on-one discussions. Refreshments will be served.

This event is free, and due to capacity considerations, please RSVP.

This event is sponsored by St. Hildegard’s Sanctuary and St. Faith’s.

Meet the Artists

The Rev. Clare Morgan (they/them)

Clare Morgan is an Anglican priest, musician, and artist, living, working, and loving in unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh, and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ territory. A Celtic harpist and composer ordained in 2015, Clare currently works as community director and co-chaplain of Hineni House, an intentional spiritual community of young adults affiliated with St. Margaret’s in the Cedar Cottage neighbourhood, and as licensed chaplain to St. Jude’s Anglican Home in the deanery of Oakridge. Clare is also affiliated with the Inayati Sufi community in Vancouver and the wider Pacific Northwest and has been sharing music among them in sama and zhikr since 2017. Clare is also an amateur visual artist who specializes in wirework jewelry and wall hangings as well as crochet.

Listen and View Clare’s Work

Christina Musgrove (she/her)

Christina is a queer disabled photographer living and working in Vancouver. She’s been blessed to grow up on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples – specifically the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. 

Christina is passionate about building strong communities and making art accessible for everyone. 

Through photography Christina is writing an endless love letter to Vancouver.

View Christina’s Work

sum soul named kevîn (he/him)

soul~kevîn began his journey planted in the fertile soil of Terra Nova along the middle arm of the river delta, birthed from wandering Celtic Irish seed. After nearly 30 years of being with the shíshálh (Sechelt) people, kevîn has returned to the home of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh Nations — also called here. As a seasoned imagineer, he is currently entering his flourishing years as a student of Theology along his life~journey as a gardener of soul~being. The photographic and poetic expressions in kevîn’s exhibit seek to reflect and communicate the Light and Life~Wisdom of The Supreme Gardener’s presence in the moment. kevîn brings to this queer exchange a 30 year career history as a commercial brand composer and conductor, father of four soul~birthlings, singer, songwriter and as a playful soul~child of the Love~Source~of~Life — from black and white to full spectrum.

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