Queer Frontiers: The art of giving back
With the return of its annual sale of work by queer artists, where all proceeds go to LGBTQ+ initiatives, member-run art agency Artiq is supporting community through charity.
Member Patrick McCrae is the founder and CEO of Artiq, an arts agency that specialises in pairing artists with businesses on special projects, be that leasing artworks or curating art programmes. In 2018, he set up Queer Frontiers, a sale of work by queer artists where all the proceeds would go to charity. The third edition was all set to roll out this summer, with an exhibition in London’s Soho, when COVID-19 hit. Here, he explains how the sale has still ended up going ahead, and why it’s more relevant than ever.
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