Ardmore, PA—Internationally known and local fiber artist, Lonni Rossi, has announced the dates for an upcoming one-woman show of her unusual artquilts and custom painted fabrics. The exhibit –ART QUILTS ETCETERA: LONNI ROSSI– will open on Sunday, December 19, from 4:30 – 6:00 PM—with a reception in the Gallery of Waverly Heights located in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania. These are not your grandmother’s quilts–these quilts are meant to hang as paintings in fabric and thread. The art is suitable for private homes as well as corporate offices and public spaces. The exhibit contains more than thirty examples of Ms.Rossi’s work, mostly art quilts that are heavily machine embroidered, stitched and quilted, embellished with Angelina fibers and “threadpainted” to achieve depth of color and texture with many types of thread. Custom painted yardage of silks, linens and cottons will also be on display. All the works are for sale and part of the proceeds will be donated back to the Waverly Heights Retirement Community. Ms. Rossi’s work is all about color and texture, a visual exploration this artist has pursued in her fabric design and quilt work for many years. She is drawn to elements and motifs from Nature, and uses those graphics in a bold way. Her color sense is the element most often remarked upon by those viewing her art quilts and fabrics. On January 16, 2011 at 3 PM Lonni Rossi will present a lecture and artist tour of her exhibit. Fiber enthusiasts will enjoy her detailed and sometimes humorous accounts of what inspires her and how she achieves the textures in her quilts and fabrics.Please call the Waverly Heights main number for exact times to view the exhibit and to R.S.V.P. for the January lecture. The exhibit will be on display beginning Monday, December 20, 2010 through Sunday January 16, 2011.
Exhibit Location:Waverly Heights Main Building / 1400 Waverly Road, Gladwyne, PA
Phone: 610.645.8600 More information about Lonni Rossi can be found on her website at www.LonniRossi.com Her studio/store: Lonni Rossi Fabrics 70 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, PA 19003
Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday 10 – 5 Contact: Molly Werner / Phone: 610.896.0500
Exhibit Dates:December 19, 2010 through January 16, 2011
Lecture Date:Sunday January 16, 2011 / 3 PM