bear it / bare it / bear witness @ Truist Gallery (formerly SunTrust Gallery)

The Durham Art Guild presents bear it/bare it/bear witness at Truist Gallery (formerly SunTrust Gallery) from April 15 – June 4, 2022. 

bear it/bare it/bear witness
is a multimedia project that explores reproductive trauma. Through visual, audio and performance art, this body of work speaks to the artists’ lived experiences and healing from abortion, miscarriage, gender-affirming surgery, hormonal pain, illness and violence.

Artists: Cassandra J. Rowe, Alyssa Noble, A.yoni Jeffries, Claire Alexandre, Cori Fordham, Joaquín Carcaño, Kiara Sanders, Tara Ilsley, Victoria Bouloubasis, Ximena Natera

To support the artists directly, you can donate to $bearwitnessproject on cashapp.


  • 3rd Friday Durham Public Reception – April 15 and May 20 from 6-8pm
  • Online Artist Talk – May 3 from 6:30-8pm via Zoom. RSVP via eventbrite for login info: LINK HERE 


The featured image above is “Untitled” from Acerbic Bits series(2021) by Ximena Natera and Victoria Bouloubasis.

Truist Gallery (formerly SunTrust Gallery)
Durham Arts Council building
120 Morris St. in Durham
Tuesdays – Fridays from 9am-8pm
Saturdays variable.
(Call DAC at 919.560.2787 to check Saturday availability before coming)

Face masks are currently required in the building.