Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
carefree gourd gallery

CAREFREE GOURD GALLERY

FROM THE FARM TO FINE ART

LIVING IN THE SOUTHWEST FOR 26 YEARS, GAVE CEIL THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE DIFFERENT ART FORMS USING THE SHAPES AND BUTTERY SKINS OF THE MAGICAL GOURD, MUCH LIKE WORKING ON WOOD AND CANVAS AT THE SAME TIME.

 

AFTER TAKING LESSONS FROM WELL-KNOWN ARTISTS IN ARIZONA, SHE OPENED THE CAREFREE GOURD GALLERY. IN CAREFREE ARIZONA.  OFFERING CLASSES AND SELLING AT JURIED FINE ART SHOWS.  THE TRANQUILITY OF THE SURROUNDING DESERT, THE OPEN SPACES AND DESERT FLORA, BECAME THE INSPIRATION FOR HER ART.  SHE CREATED SCULPTURES FOR THE SOUTHWEST COLLECTOR AND ALSO EXTENDED HER SCOPE TO INCLUDE CONTEMPORARY, ORIENTAL, CARVED AND FLORAL DESIGNS.  RECENTLY, HER ART HAS TURNED MORE TO A NEW ENGLAND STYLE, AS SHE IS NOW LIVING IN WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.

 

CEIL HAS PARTICIPATED IN MANY SUCCESSFUL JURIED SHOWS AND HAS WON AN ASSORTMENT OF AWARDS FOR HER ART.  WHILE IN ARIZONA HER STUDIO WAS IN THE PRESTIGIOUS "HIDDEN IN THE HILLS ART TOUR", SPONSORED BY THE SONORAN ART LEAGUE.  SHE HAS GIVEN NUMEROUS DEMONSTRATIONS IN PHOENIX AND MASSACHUSETTS.

JURIED MEMBER OF:

ARIZONA ART ALLIANCE, AMERICAN GOURD SOCIETY, THUNDERBIRD ARTISTS, MEMBER OF MASSACHUSETTS CULTURAL COUNCIL, MEMBEROF AGAWAM COMMUNITY ARTISTS ASSOCIATION, CHAIRPERSON OF ART ABOUT TOWN, AGAWAM.  APPEARED ON CHANNEL 3 AND 15 IN ARIZONA AND RECENTLY ON MASSAPPEAL CHANNEL 22 IN SPRINGFIELD MA.  PARTICIPATED IN THE PARADISE CITY ARTS FESTIVAL AND OLD DEERFIELD SHOW  AND WAS PROFILED IN JUNE 2012 "PREVIEW MAGAZINE"

 

 

Contact Information

First Name: 
ceil
Job Title/Position: 
owner
Mailing Address: 
75 simpson circle
agawam, MA 01001
Physical Address: 
75 simpson circle
agawam, MA 01001
Last Name: 
rossi
Phone: 
413 207-1247

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Visual/Crafts - Decorative Arts
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)

I am a Teaching Artist

Certifications / Training: 
JURIED
Fee Range Minimum: 
$50
Fee Range Maximum: 
$100