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Creations & Libations: Pride Month with Elephant Room Gallery

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Creations & Libations: Pride Month with Elephant Room Gallery

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 June 13, 2018 The Blackstone

To celebrate Pride Month, we're hosting a series of art pop-ups in the lobby featuring works from local Chicago LGBTQ+ artists.

On June 13th, The Blackstone is partnering with Elephant Room Gallery and Artist Beata Chrzanowska. Stop by between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM in the lobby. Complimentary Cava will be served until 5:30 PM. After that, guests can enjoy crafted cocktails from Timothy's Hutch from Signature Drinks to Summer Sips.

RSVP through our Facebook Event Page here.

Learn more about Elephant Room Gallery here.

Originally from Poland, Beata Chrzanowska has lived most of her life in Chicago. She got her BFA at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design where she studied Integrated Studio Arts with a focus in painting and drawing the human form. Beata's works are compositionally, chromatically and geometrically conscious. They are puzzles that she builds from a single figurative line drawing. Once the first colors are placed, every additional color is affected until a compositional balance is created. The work exists to demonstrate a non-traditional execution of the flesh and sexuality, arising attention to the moments she finds most intriguing and inviting the audience to experience that same driven thrill through the femme. ​

Daedalus. Oil on canvas, glue. 41.5" x 48.25" x 2"