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  • 'Gender Treason' by artist Ryan Wilks

    Artist Ryan Wilks of Kansas City produced 12 large portraits for his exhibit “Gender Treason,” which represents various members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City. Wilks decided not to paint his own portrait but wanted to share his vulnerability with the others who told their life stories. A full body cast of Wilks will be on display with his paintings at the show, which opens July 1, 2016 at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center.

Artist Ryan Wilks of Kansas City produced 12 large portraits for his exhibit “Gender Treason,” which represents various members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City. Wilks decided not to paint his own portrait but wanted to share his vulnerability with the others who told their life stories. A full body cast of Wilks will be on display with his paintings at the show, which opens July 1, 2016 at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
Artist Ryan Wilks of Kansas City produced 12 large portraits for his exhibit “Gender Treason,” which represents various members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City. Wilks decided not to paint his own portrait but wanted to share his vulnerability with the others who told their life stories. A full body cast of Wilks will be on display with his paintings at the show, which opens July 1, 2016 at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

Artist Ryan Wilks documents the art of ‘Gender Treason’

June 24, 2016 8:00 AM