Fine art prints and canvases are available at SHOP1021 in Logan Square.
(Chicago, IL – November 9, 2012) — Amy Boyle Photography, a Chicago-based photo agency specializing in corporate, entertainment, architecture, travel, tourism and recreation industry clients in addition to personal portraits (www.amyboylephotography.com), has curated a “My Kind of Town” photo collection, exclusively for Shop 1021 (www.shop1021.com), a Logan Square-based retailer specializing in home décor and hostess gifts, beginning Thursday, November 15 at 2650 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL.
Boyle’s “My Kind of Town” photo collection, which premieres at Shop 1021 at a 7:00-9:00 PM reception on Thursday, November 15, is a hand-picked selection of matted fine art prints and collection of 11”x14” and 10”x10” canvases of the City of Chicago seen from the lake, by bike and on foot, ready to hang or give as holiday gifts. Larger sizes are available on special order. Store hours are Tuesday-Saturday; 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The exhibition is open-ended.
Chicago retailer Ann Kienzie, owner of the toy store Play, opened Shop 1021 in June, 2012 to meet the gift and home decor needs of her existing client base shopping in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Dark wood floors, exposed brick walls and tin ceilings serve as a dramatic backdrop to a signature collection of home and office décor items, books, stationery and specialty gift items.
“Shop 1021 is the perfect dramatic setting for my Chicago-themed collection of photography prints,” enthuses Boyle, who notes that she and Kienzie networked through CRAVE (www.thecravecompany.com), a resource for women entrepreneurs. CRAVE is a global community which connects savvy business owners. Through online networks and in-person events, CRAVE introduces like-minded entrepreneurs and offers innovative ways to boost business.
Amy Boyle Photography: Founded in 2005, Amy Boyle Photography’s client roster includes Chicago corporate and entertainment clients including: Sherago International; WINPAK; GE Healthcare; Molise PR; Richard Driehaus Museum; Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse; Lawry’s Chicago; Mrs. Field’s; Women’s Health Foundation; Broadway in Chicago productions including Love Loss and What I Wore, Working the Musical, Billy Elliot the Musical, Shrek the Musical. Amy’s work has been published both nationally and internationally, including The New York Times, Variety and Playbill, among other publications.
For more than 17 years, Chicago has been home to Amy Boyle, her husband Jeff and four sons. Amy’s daily inspiration comes from the beauty and strength of American’s legendary Second City. A 2002 graduate of Northwestern University with an Art History and Marketing degree, Amy’s love of art and the history behind art infuses her photography. Amy’s keen artistic vision, coupled with her genuine and warm personality, allow her to photograph subjects in a way that truly captures their natural essence and is authentic to each of their personal stories. Her inspired photos and ability to easily connect with people of all ages bring a unique depth and beauty that rises from every print to tell a tale.