Atlanta mayor honors LGBTQ artists at City Hall

Some 20 LGBTQ artists were picked to have their work hang outside Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ office through the summer.

Bottoms’ office hosted a reception on June 27 at City Hall to honor the artists and unveil their pieces in the Mayor’s Gallery. The event was one of several her office hosted as part of Stonewall Month in June. 

The artists selected included Alli Royce Soble, Alyssa Anne Davis, Andrew Lyman, Cameron Lee, Carolyn Miller, Christopher Barker, Emmy Marshall, Feverish Child, Jackson Markovic, Jason Meek, John Burnett, Jr., LaRue Calliet, Jr., Maite Nazario, Marilyn Nieves, Neika Smith, Riley Mayhem, Rolando Guzman, Ryan Straut, Sean Lamoont and Taylor Alxndr. 

The exhibit is open to the public through Aug. 26.

Photos by Patrick Saunders