Howard Brown Health to Unveil Pride Month Mural in Collaboration with Local Muralist David Anthony Geary
The mural is part of Wintrust Bank’s ongoing community partnerships with local non-profit organizations
(Chicago, IL, May 25, 2022) – On Wednesday, May 25, Howard Brown Health will unveil a mural celebrating Pride month, in collaboration with local artist David Anthony Geary. Wintrust Bank’s ongoing community partnership mural series highlights local non-profits every six weeks through three donated sides of a building visible from 90/94. Howard Brown’s mural references touchstones of LGBTQ+ history and culture in Geary’s signature style.
WHO: Howard Brown Health, David Anthony Geary, and Wintrust Bank
WHAT: “History, Pride, & Community,” a mural unveiling event featuring remarks from David Ernesto Munar, President and CEO of Howard Brown Health, David Anthony Geary, and more
WHERE: Walsh Park, 1722 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL, 60622
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 1 p.m.
“This mural is a beacon. It calls to the viewer to bask in and think on the concepts of history, community and pride connected with the LGBTQ+ Community,” said artist David Anthony Geary.
“We’re thrilled to celebrate Pride month by helping to showcase a local talent like David Anthony Geary with a mural that celebrates our community’s legacy,” said David Ernesto Munar, President and CEO of Howard Brown. “We’re also grateful for the donation of the space by Wintrust Bank, who is providing this incredible platform so all of Chicago can celebrate Pride month with us.”
You can read more about Wintrust Bank’s community partnerships at wintrust.com/mural.html
Erik Roldan, Director of Marketing and Communications, (cell) 312.206.2167, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rooted in LGBTQ+ liberation, Howard Brown Health provides affirming healthcare and mobilizes for social justice. We are agents of change for individual wellbeing and community empowerment.
David Anthony Geary is a transdisciplinary artist working in a variety of mediums. His visual training took place in New Orleans, LA at Xavier University. He remained in this uniquely attractive city to absorb as much of its great culture and heritage as he could. Inspired by beauty. Culture and life experiences fill his work along with the discovery of newness. For more information, visit davidanthonyart.com