Artist Spotlight: Victor Gadino
September 17 2011 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Victor Gadino

Christopher Harrity

Victor Gadino took a risk illustrating the covers for Gordon Merrick's ground-breaking gay love stories. It paid off well.

Artist Spotlight: Scott Waters
August 27 2011 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Scott Waters

Christopher Harrity

Scott Waters's work says something about men, masculinity, and the delicate balance of a macho identity.

Artist Spotlight: Ed Luce
August 13 2011 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Ed Luce

Christopher Harrity

Ed Luce's indie comic sensation Wuvable Oaf revolves around a large, scary-looking guy searching for love, his rather complicated relationship with cats, and his devotion to all sorts of good music.

Artist Spotlight: Hector Silva
July 30 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Hector Silva

Christopher Harrity

"I explore themes of cultural identity, because as Latinos, we are often erased from the social portrait. and then when you add being queer to that, we can really disappear."

Before the Dawn of Tom
July 09 2011 3:00 AM ET

Before the Dawn of Tom

Christopher Harrity

Tom of Finland is unarguably the most well-known gay erotic artist of the 20th century, but paving the way for his all-balls-out art was a group of American artists who created a more subtle, coded visual style.

Artist Spotlight Andrej Dubravsky
June 11 2011 3:00 AM ET

 Artist Spotlight: Andrej Dúbravský

Christopher Harrity

Young men and rabbits portray the complex rituals and events of growing up. And then there are some pugs.

Artist Spotlight Charles Thomas Rogers
May 28 2011 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Charles Thomas Rogers Editors

Thomas's hesitance to ask his subjects to pose nude led him to stumble upon what has become one of the signature motifs of his work: men in white briefs.

Artist Spotlight Steve MacIsaac
May 21 2011 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Steve MacIsaac Editors

Steve MacIsaac creates comics that explore contemporary gay culture, identity, and sexuality.

Artist Spotlight: Cauro Hige
April 30 2011 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Cauro Hige Editors

Classic and shocking, delicate and blatantly sexual, Hige's work encompasses enigmas.

Artist Spotlight: Brian Kenny
April 02 2011 2:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Brian Kenny Editors

"I think making art is the most beautiful and effective way for me to act inclusively with the universe."

Artist Spotlight: Rick Castro
March 17 2011 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Rick Castro Editors

Castro has been a hub in the undergound art world of Los Angeles for decades. His Antebellum Gallery brought fetish photography into the mainstream.

Artist Spotlight Dwora Fried
March 05 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Dwora Fried

Advocate Contributors

Dwora Fried's shadow boxes are playful, sinister, and think outside the box.

Artist Spotlight Aaron Smith
January 15 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Aaron Smith

Christopher Harrity

Smith's fascination with the 19th century and all things tonsorial manifests in canvases thick with neo-fauvist color.