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Timothy Gass

The Urgent Future/To Roam A Wilderness | Collage assemblage | 1986

Artist Statement

Timothy Gass (September 17, 1957 – February 23, 1993)
Timothy Gass was a Detroit native and later a New York City based artist whose work took the form of photography, collage, assemblage, sculpture, printmaking, mail art, and editions. He began making multiples and mail art in the 1970s and in the 1980s created print editions and original pieces now in various collections. His work was featured in the artzine Translux and has been shown at Detroit, Chicago, New York, and Berlin.

Artwork/s at the following locations:
Cass Cafe
Scarab Club

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About MR/QD

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit is an art exhibition in June 2022 devoted to 77 years (1945-2022) of Detroit LGBTQ+ art 

The exhibition presents a month-long historical examination of the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and its longtime allies, featuring established & emerging Detroit artists, as well as artists whose careers were shortened by HIV/AIDS.

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to promoting positive and meaningful images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community through artistic and intellectual means. © 2023. All Rights Reserved.