Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Terri Wilson talks about the understanding of 'Gender Treason'

Terri Wilson of Kansas City was pleased with the work of artist Ryan Wilks of Kansas City. Wilks unveiled a large painting of Wilson for residents and staff members at the Hope Care Center, celebrating the event with a party. Wilks' painting of Wilson is part of the project “Gender Treason,” which represents various members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City. The show opens July 1, 2016, at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center.

Visual Arts

'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.

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Terri Wilson talks about the understanding of 'Gender Treason'

Terri Wilson of Kansas City was pleased with the work of artist Ryan Wilks of Kansas City. Wilks unveiled a large painting of Wilson for residents and staff members at the Hope Care Center, celebrating the event with a party. Wilks' painting of Wilson is part of the project “Gender Treason,” which represents various members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City. The show opens July 1, 2016, at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center.
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Terri Wilson talks about the understanding of 'Gender Treason' 2:12

Terri Wilson talks about the understanding of 'Gender Treason'

'Gender Treason' by artist Ryan Wilks 4:44

'Gender Treason' by artist Ryan Wilks

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ArtMakers helps those living with mental illness

Contemporary art found in the Kansas Flint Hills 1:06

Contemporary art found in the Kansas Flint Hills