Friday, June 22, 2012 from 6pm – 10pm
910 North Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
June 22nd 2012 marks the beginning of Chicago’s yearly Pride Celebration. What better way to kick off Pride Weekend than an artist reception and wine-tasting amongst beautiful floral arrangements at A Vision Chicago? Stop in, try some wine and check out the work of Kim Leutwyler, a Chicago-based artist who creates large-scale paintings primarily dealing with images of beauty, gender, and Queer-identity.
Kim Leutwyler incorporates various facets of nature in to her work, which makes A Vision Chicago the perfect pairing for her paintings. Her artwork has been exhibited in multiple galleries throughout the United States, and she is part of a permanent collection at both the Naestved Cultural Center in Denmark and the Brooklyn Art Library in New York.
Mark your calendar, gather your friends and plan the trip as this opening will be an amazing way to kick off Pride Weekend.
A Vision Chicago
Since 2005, A Vision, has been bringing a fresh and stylish energy to the Chicagoland area, with original, customized concepts, modern floral designs and highly personalized service. Breathing new life into the familiar, their unique offerings are a perfect mix of contemporary and classic, certain to delight and destined to leave a vivid and lasting impression.
Kim Leutwyler creates large-scale figure paintings of LGBTQ-identified women. She holds concurrent degrees in Studio and Art History from Arizona State University, and graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Painting and Drawing degree.