Chicago-based balloon artist Willy Chyr
, who has a B.A. in physics and economics from the University of Chicago, creates custom installations and was recently commissioned to design a limited edition label for Beck’s beer. Chyr, who first learned to twist balloons when he joined the Le Vorris & Vox Circus during college, has designed large decor pieces using as many as 800 balloons for events like conferences and launch parties.
Photo: Courtesy of Willy Chyr