Photographs Representing Individuals Deserving Equality 

Pride Portraits is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to visually represent the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies one photograph and story at a time. Visibility for our community is key to promote the humanization of a community that is dehumanized every single day


Meeting and Collaboration 

Eric and I met at one of Eric’s early P.R.I.D.E. Portraits photoshoots.I was excited about the project and expressed great interest in being involved. Upon further meetings we realized they had a lot in common. We decided that I would paint a pride inspired backdrop which would be the official background for the project, lending itself to travelling around the U.S. 



The process of painting the backdrop was a very personal journey and required a lot of introspection. My goal was to create something that reflected the diverse and colorful group that we are.