Event Title
Opening Reception: Chiachio and Giannone
Name Lux Art Institute
Address 1550 S. El Camino Real
City Encinitas
State CA
Zip 92024
Opening Hours
Location North County Coastal
Telephone 7604366611
Email egonzalez@luxartinstitute.org
Web Site http://www.luxartinstitute.org
   
Contact Ernesto Gonzalez  
Fee Free for Lux members/ $10 guests
Reception Date 1-24-2020
Dates Starts On 1-24-2020   Ends On 1-24-2020
Opening Days
Opening Time 6:00 P.M.
Event Description Please join us for Chiachio and Giannone's Reception on January 24th. Experience a unique opportunity and mingle with the artists while enjoying drinks, light refreshments, live music and more. 6:00pm to 7:00pm Members Only Preview Hour 7:00pm to 9:00pm Public Opening Working and living together as partners in Buenos Aires, Argentina Leo Chiachio & Daniel Giannone both trained as painters and now use threads and fabric as their painterly medium to create hand embroidery and textile mosaics as they “paint with needles”. Their embroidery is a celebration of the family portrait, using themselves and their dogs as the subjects they find new and imaginative ways of depicting themselves, filled with humor and fantasy, as they consider the changing concepts around family. Chiachio & Gianonne’s textile mosaics are references to LGBTQ artists and their legacy in Latin America.
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