Be Seen: A Captivating Art Release Supporting the LGBTQ Community

by Lawrence Chappe


Renowned artist Lawrence Chappe has unveiled his latest piece of art, "Be Seen,"  as part of his captivating 2023 art collection. With an unwavering commitment to artistic expression and social advocacy, Lawrence Chappe's art transcends boundaries, offering a powerful statement on visibility and inclusivity. Moreover, this groundbreaking release supports the LGBTQ community, as a percentage of the profits will be donated directly to support trans individuals in need of emergency assistance in Florida. In collaboration with queer therapist and educator, Dani Sullivan of Intentions Therapy, Lawrence Chappe's art not only captivates but also aims to share the incredibly healing process of being seen, and truly witnessed, especially for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

As part of the 2023 Chappe collection, "Be Seen" not only represents the aesthetic and design vision of Lawrence Chappe but also carries the deep imprint of a transformative conversation between friends. Dani Sullivan provides queer affirming therapy for trans and non-binary individuals, and knows the transformative power of being seen in moments of individual expression and collective witnessing. This collaboration between Lawrence and Dani has brought forth a truly captivating artwork that speaks to the essence of self-expression, authenticity, and breaking free from societal constraints.

By infusing his shared insights and artistic talents into the creation of "Be Seen," Lawrence Chappe and Dani Sullivan have woven together a powerful narrative that celebrates the beauty and courage of embracing one's true self. This collaboration showcases the remarkable synergy between two visionary artists committed to promoting acceptance, self-discovery, and the freedom to live life authentically.

Through the lens of this unique collaboration, "Be Seen" becomes not only a stunning artwork but also a profound symbol of the human experience and the transformative power of genuine connection.

Rest assured that "Be Seen," a pivotal piece in the 2023 Chappe collection, bears the imprint of Lawrence Chappe's artistic vision and the collaborative spirit shared with Dani Sullivan, resulting in an artwork that resonates with viewers from all walks of life on a deeply personal level.

Lawrence Chappe: An Artist Shaping Conversations

As an artist, Lawrence Chappe has consistently pushed the boundaries of creativity and self-expression. With an impressive portfolio that spans various mediums and styles, they have become renowned for their ability to evoke emotion and spark thought-provoking discussions through their art. Their commitment to using art as a catalyst for positive change is evident in their latest release, "Be Seen."

Dani Sullivan: A Queer Healer Breaking Cycles of Trauma and Internalized Oppression

As a clinical social worker, practicing trauma-informed and LGBTQIA+ inclusive therapy and group services, Dani Sullivan focuses on identity, liberation, and embodiment. Their roots are in storytelling, community organizing, advocacy and restorative justice. This artistic collaboration with Chappe Studio was born out of a conversation between friends on the power of allowing oneself to be seen and witnessed in their truth.

"Be Seen": A Symbol of Radical  Visibility and Empowerment

 "Be Seen" is a striking piece that embodies the essence of visibility and acceptance. With a vibrant color palette and intricate details, this artwork speaks volumes about the importance of embracing one's true self and being seen for who they are. Each stroke of the brush is a testament to the resilience and beauty of the LGBTQ community.



Supporting the LGBTQ Community: Making a Difference

Lawrence Chappe & Dani Sullivan's dedication to social impact goes beyond the canvas and therapy room. By donating a percentage of the profits from the "Be Seen" artwork, they are actively contributing to members of the LGBTQ community in Florida in need of emergency assistance. This philanthropic endeavor not only enriches the lives of those in need but also strengthens the collective voice advocating for equality and acceptance, regardless of gender expression, sexuality, race, and lived experience.

Collaboration with Intentions Therapy: A Perfect Union

The creation of "Be Seen" emerged from a profound conversation between Lawrence Chappe and Dani Sullivan in the intimate setting of Lawrence's living room. This heartfelt dialogue explored the significance of embracing one's authentic self and living life without the metaphorical masks that hide our true identities. It was within this meaningful exchange that the concept for "Be Seen" was born. Both Lawrence Chappe and Dani Sullivan contributed their artistic expertise and unique perspectives to craft this remarkable piece.

Owning a Piece of "Be Seen": The Power of Connection

  1. For collectors, purchasing "Be Seen" holds a profound significance. It represents more than just an exquisite artwork; it becomes a statement of support for the LGBTQ community and a personal commitment to promoting visibility and acceptance. Each piece is a reminder of the power of art to connect, inspire, and transform lives.

Get Involved and Connect

To engage further with Lawrence Chappe's art and social advocacy, visit or the Intentions Therapy website. Explore the collection we have prepared, learn more about the artist's journey, and the values and services provided by Dani Sullian.  Follow Lawrence Chappe on TikTok @lawrencechappe, Instagram @Lawrence.chappe, and Intentions Therapy on Instagram @intentionstherapy to stay updated on their latest projects, initiatives, and artistic endeavors.


With the release of "Be Seen," Lawrence Chappe and Dani Sullivan invite us all to embrace visibility, acceptance, and the power of art to create change. This stunning artwork, supporting the trans community in a time of violence and isolation, serves as a reminder that every individual deserves to be seen and celebrated. By investing in this piece, collectors not only bring a work of art into their lives but also contribute to a brighter and more inclusive future. Join Lawrence Chappe on this transformative journey, as art becomes a powerful catalyst for social change and a beacon of hope for a more accepting world.