Laya Monarez Opening Reception

Laya Monarez Opening Reception


February 1, 2020    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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The DC Center for the LGBT Community
2000 14th Street, Suite 105, Washington, District of Columbia, 20009

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Presenting Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Join us for our Opening Reception


Laya Monarez’s Exhibit


Saturday February 1st at 7pm at The DC Center

Laya Monarez is a 36 year old bisexual transgender latinx artist based out of Washington DC.  She works during the day as an Operations Coordinator at the Human Rights Campaign.  Her art studio is located at Hole In the Sky near the Rhode Island Metro area in DC.  She received her BFA in 2005 from the Corcoran College of Art and Design.  She has several murals in the DC area, many of which were commissioned by the Latin American Youth Center. 

Laya is skilled in mediums of stone carving, wielding, drawing, ceramics and mixed media. Laya specialized in Acrylic and Oil painting.  Laya’s art work has been shown at the Greater Reston Art Center, Mclean Project for the Arts, The Cheshire and other art spaces. 

Her work is influenced by surrealists such as Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, and Mexican Artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.  Laya is also involved advocating for trans rights and the decriminalization of sex work in DC.  

On February 1st at 7pm at The DC Center we warmly welcome Mixed Media Artist, Laya Monarez

during her reception and artist talk.

Please RSVP Below!

We will be serving light fare, wine, beer and non alcoholic beverages.

Thank you to our community partners/sponsors



Bookings are closed for this event.

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