Trans Power Toile Blue Wallpaper (x Grant Shaffer)
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About the pattern:
The images within the toile, available in Blue, Pink, and White, highlight icons and heroes like Sylvia Rivera, Lucy Hicks Anderson, Rita Hester, Justin Vivian Bond, Marsha P. Johnson, and Venus Xtravaganza, as well as the many trans individuals who fought tirelessly and continue to fight for our rights and protection as lgbtq+ people. Legendary sites of trans resistance like the Stonewall Inn and Gene Compton’s Cafeteria are featured as well.
About Hetrick Martin Institute:
HMI serves as a resource for transgender and gender non-conforming young people, who are often subjected to violence, stigma and discrimination. HMI helps trans youth overcome the hardships and mental challenges posed by transphobia, which can be detrimental and leave behind long-lasting effects. They help raise awareness and provide trans young people with medical support resources—often times difficult for them to access, especially recently throughout the coronavirus pandemic. A resource guide published for the trans community can be found at www.hmi.org/cv19.
About Grant Shaffer:
Grant Shaffer has lived and worked in Manhattan as an artist/illustrator for over 25 years and his illustrations have appeared in magazines and newspapers such as The New Yorker, The New York Times and Interview Magazine. He also works as a storyboard artist for films and music videos, and has illustrated children’s books for Penguin Random House. Grant has had 12 solo gallery exhibitions, and his work has been included in 14 group shows. He also teaches an illustration course at the School of Visual Arts, as well as general art at Hetrick-Martin Institute.
Pattern: Trans Power Toile
Collaboration: Voutsa x Grant Shaffer
Colorway: Blue and White
Paper Type: Standard Clay Coated
Pattern Type: Standard
Vertical Repeat: 100''
Horizontal Repeat: 54" (Straight Match)
Roll Dimensions: 54'' x 5 yards
Lead Time: 5 weeks
Rush Lead Time: 2 weeks, $500 additional fee
Wallpaper is made to order and sold by the roll.
Orders will be produced and packaged as continuous yardage.
Wallpaper requires trimming.
Wallpaper installation requires glue.
Wallpaper installation instructions will be included with your order.