My piece was a depiction of the encroachment of HIV and its effect on a women’s health….and that perhaps by joining the 2 services, the stigma of HIV would be lessened and more women would seek those services.
Tim Tate is a Washington, DC native, and has been working with glass as a sculptural medium for the past 25 years. He has shown nationally and beyond since the 1990’s, including the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, Boca Raton Museum, Art Basel Scope in Switzerland, Art Miami during Art Basel-Miami, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Renwick Gallery, the Hermitage State Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia and commercial galleries from Washington, DC to London and Berlin.
Tim Tate has spent many years championing LGBTQ rights in all its forms. As a 40-year HIV+ Queer Man, he founded the Triangle Artist Group in the early 90’s and helped curate the very first HIV+ art show there.
He has participated in Glasstress 2019 at the Venice Biennale, 2021 at the Boca Raton Museum and the Glasstress at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.
For the last year he has been working on a large project with MacArthur Genius award winner Joyce Scott, which will be unveiled this fall. Simultaneously he is putting together a show about a Utopian Queer Futurism curated by Dr, Daniel Fountain, whose has a PhD in Queer Studies from Cambridge University in England. This should be premiering in 2024.