Elizabeth Beier Illustrates any finest (and worst) Nights within Lexington – HER

Elizabeth Beier is a woman which understands your own lez existence. She is not just lived it herself, she actually is pulled it out also. Over the past several years she is invested numerous evenings in the infamous consuming place, The Lex. she is written down almost every encounter we have had indeed there, perfectly. From the one which moved too far with the downright depressing, her cartoons not just feel near to house but quite they a lot sum up every thing The Lex provides stood for over these previous couple of decades. She’ll be exhibiting her comical pieces at goal Comics in-may, however in the meantime, we requested this lady slightly about her task and where you can find out a lot more.

Q. exactly what made you need to put pen to paper when it comes to Lex cartoons?


The need to wow women, however. Really, honestly — I began drawing females at the Lexington Club as a way to present myself personally, such that ended up being more initial than offering them a drink or enthusiastically performing along on the jukebox’s Pat Benatar. We began collecting the sketches and planning on it a lot more as a “project” as I heard the bar was closing.

Q. What are a number of your best recollections through the Lex?


On Halloween of 2014 we held courtroom inside my favored spot on bar and drew gorgeous folks in costume, exactly who subsequently ordered myself drinks. A cute lady (or perhaps — individual who isn’t really a cis man) passed me a card that said “you’re drilling awesome. Hold that shit right up” and walked away. We went into her once again back at my method to capture the BART and practiced the basic hug since my personal big break-up that thought enjoyable and beautiful. Very — which was a evening.

The Artiste – Elizabeth


Q. what exactly are you witnessing coming from various other painters concerning the site?


Tales, artwork, images and interviews are being collected at this time at


. I do believe this really is likely to be beautiful and encompass lots of different varieties of appearance.

Q. reveal regarding the event

on Monday

and exactly who is going.


It’s May

23rd, at

Goal Comics, a good business about a block away from where in actuality the Lex is now (even though club is going to be shut at that time, sniff.) I’ll present and study from my new Lexington Club relevant guide which will include comics, mural art, and possibly some writing. We’ll bring initial artwork to offer too, and will some other neighborhood musicians and artists TBD. Folks is going if they’re missing the Lexington Club and want to see their own staff, if they enjoy indie comics, or if perhaps they simply look queer area activities. Androgynously beautiful, amusing, imaginative women who have something for artsy singles are also encouraged to attend.

Q. Where are we able to discover more about your projects, and that which you’ll be working on subsequent?


I recently upgraded my web site,
, and you will examine some of the comics and/or buy them truth be told there. I have two publications imprinted up to now labeled as

Bisexual studies and mistakes (Issues 1 and 2)

, about me personally attempting (and usually failing) to court the fairer gender. You can even discover my upcoming events back at my site — such as a visit to ny for any very first ever
Queers and Comics

Might 7&8th

. I will get on a screen labeled as “Queer Memoir,” and certainly will update my personal web log with drawings and writings about all the fantastic queer music artists We fulfill.

Details for event is available
here on Facebook

And don’t forget to check out
Elizabeth’s site