KIMfrieders mixed media artist
You Are Beautiful Artists' Letters, 2006, State Street, Chicago

160 unique letters handcrafted by local artists spelling out You Are Beautiful in 12 different languages are currently on display along the pedestrian walkway on State Street between Washington and Randolph in downtown Chicago.


From left to right (images above, bottom to top)...ENGLISH (1): Y - Thor, O - Stephen Eichhorn, U - Alexis McQuilkin, A - Dirk Knibbe, R , Patrick Willi, E - Joe Hardesty, B - Sandra Fettingis, E - Kamilah S. Autmon, A - Chris Hiltz, U - Chris Kerr, T - Kim Hoffman, I - Deacon McDowell, F - E. Harris & Dez, U - Eric Grzybek, L - Rob Moriarty POLISH: W - Lee Piechocki, Y - Matt Olson, J - Anthony Lewellen, E - Holly Matthews, S - Deacon McDowell, T - Julie Demler, E - Francis Kmiecik, S - Nelson Kahakina, C - John (Tuan) Huynh, I - Eric Wagner, E - Hananne Hanafi, P - Otonohana, I - Alex Morales, E - Jessica Paulson, K - Lenore Lopez, N - Mary Bigelow, I - Misha Maynerick FILLIPINO: I - Design Tribe, K - Phoebe Fisher, A - James Weber, W - Brent Houston & Rachel Perrine, A - Anthony Lewellen, Y - Melissa Weimer, M - Sarah Perez, A - Damien James, G - Chris Damage, A - Jeremy Barbour, N - Joey Potts, D - Melissa Weimer, A - Travis Lampe GERMAN: D - Nick Adam, U - Jeremy Schulz, B - Erik DeBat, I - Duffy O'Connor, S - Dirk Knibbe, T - Rand Sevilla, S - Jim Zimpel, C - Choke, H - Lisa Yu, - Jon Bollo, N - Lisa Slominski HINDI: A - E. Harris, A - DeeDee Scacci, P - Phoebe Fisher, B - Francis Kmiecik, A - Misha Maynerick, H - Andy Lawrence, U - Matt Daniel, T - Ryan Kapp, K - Eric Graf, H - Stephen Eichorn, U - Lemon Grass, B - Dave Kaplan, S - Elisa Harkins, O - Alexis McQuilkin, O - Travis Lee Wiggins, R - Cecilia Vargas, A - Joey D, T - Martin Morse, H - Travis Lee Wiggins, A - Nikki Hollander, I - Nick Adam, N - Thor SPANISH: T - Ninja Girl, U - Moira O'Neil, E - Scott Shellhamer, R - Abel Dolby, E - Eric Johnson, S - Ginny & Sarah Sykes & Heather Smith, H - Simian, E - Dan Ezra Lang, R - Kevin Gallagher, M - Jessica Paulson, O - Nicolaus Chaffin, S - Chris Damage, O - Design Tribe, / - James Ford, A - Mike Dornseif FRENCH: V - Hananne Hanafi, O - Carl J. Matherne, U - Cecilia Vargas, S - Ryan Kapp, e - Jon Bollo, T - Amy Sacksteder, E - Ryan Quigley, S - Sonali Aggarwal, B - BlUtt, E - Damien James, A - Joe Hardesty, U - Alis Atwell, X - Lee Piechocki PORTEGUESE: V - Phonetic Control, O - Matthew Kellen, C - James Casper Jankowiak, e - Matt Leigh, e - Matt Granstrom, B - John (Tuan) Huynh, O - James Goodrich, N - Erin Waser, I - Kathryn Rodrigues, T - Stomach, O - M.M. Robinson, / - James Ford, A - Bof'um DANISH: D - Jon Scordato, U - Jeff Zimmermann, E - Elisa Harkins, R - Nicolaus Chaffin, N - Joey D, O - Leanne Abramo, G - Joseph Lappie, E - Edmar, T - Erik DeBat, S - The Viking, ae - Bridgette Buckley, R - Matt Olson, L - Paulina McFarland, I - J Miezio, G - Margarita Fedorova, T - Elizabeth Flood ENGLISH (2): Y - Jeremy Schulz, O - Sonny, U - Paul Simmons, A - Michael T Rea, R - Karl Koett, E - Simian, B - John Sadowski, E - Miguel Cortez, A - Logan Bay, U - Marie Walz, T - The Sevenist, I - Mary Bigelow, F - Nicole Markin, U - Kim Frieders, L - Adrianne Goodrich
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