Evie Lovett describes photographing the Ladies of the Rainbow Cattle Co. as a personally transformative experience—transformative because she chose not to remain at a safe, comfortable distance on the margins of their world.
Instead Evie plunged headlong into the lives of these drag performers, creating an
ensemble of images that invite the viewer into the intimate space of their basement
dressing room. We are welcome there because Evie was welcome. These are unguarded
moments because Evie had become one of the girls. Along the way she was wowed by
the Ladies’ sense of personal freedom, their outrageous creativity, and their bawdy good
Evie brings a sense of wonder, a deep and abiding curiosity, and a fundamental respect
for human difference to her work as a photographer. She is also a great visual artist.
Welcome to Backstage at the Rainbow Cattle Co. Let your hair down and enjoy!