The Art of Uribe: A GLBT Networking Reception

Tue. August 26, 2003 12:00 AM

Presented by Wells Fargo Private Client Services

Chicago, IL - On Thursday, September 18, the exceptional Aldo Castillo Gallery will be the host of "Art of Uribe," an elegant networking event for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT)business owners, executives and allies. Presented by Wells Fargo Private Client Services, the event is also co-sponsored by the law firm of Jenner & Block, Renslow Family Enterprises and Third Coast Marketing, a Chicago-based GLBT marketing firm, and will take place from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

"Art of Uribe" will feature a private showing of the works of renowned Colombian artist, Luis Fernando Uribe, a pre-holiday wine tasting with
reds, whites and sparkling selections from PRP Wine International, and gourmet desserts from Andersonville's Swedish Bakery. As a bonus, the event will also feature a door-prize drawing for a pair of front row tickets to Cher's October 13 concert, plus gift certificates to top Lettuce Entertain You restaurants. The gallery is located at 233 West Huron in Chicago's stylish River North gallery district. Tickets to the
event are $20/person and can be obtained by calling (773) 561-2704 or visiting

Luis Fernando Uribe
Born in 1950 in Antioquai, Columbia, Uribe is considered to be one of the foremost Latin American visual artists working in Magic Realism. He has exhibited extensively throughout the world since 1977. For over twenty years he has been exploring the poetry of painting, while investigating different painting and sculpting techniques. His works are included in collections in The Latin American Art Museum, Long Beach, California; the Museum of Modern Art, Buraramanga, Columbia, and the Belles Artes Museum of Venezuela.

Wells Fargo Private Client Services
Wells Fargo was recently named to the Top 10 of Diversity Inc's "Top Companies for GLBT Employees." Likewise, Wells Fargo has been recognized as a top 10 workplace for gay and lesbian team members by The Advocate and earned the 2002 Fair Workplace Award from the Basic Rights Education Fund. Wells Fargo prides itself on the company's culture, in which all people are accepted and individual differences are respected among all team members and customers. Wells Fargo's Private Client Services provides financial products and services through various affiliates of Wells Fargo and is dedicated to helping members of all communities meet their financial goals. Visit for further information.

Aldo Castillo Gallery
The Aldo Castillo Gallery is today an established presence in the international art scene. The Gallery specializes in Latin American art, promotes both established masters and emerging talent, and fosters an understanding and appreciation for all cultures and their history through lectures, presentations, live cultural performances, classes and other events, both inside and beyond the gallery walls. Works from Luis Fernando Uribe will be on display at the gallery Sept 12 to October 11, 2003. For more information visit