Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation co-founder Silhouette Artist Cindi Harwood Rose creates custom “Silhouettes For Survivors,” which are available for purchase. All Silhouette proceeds are dedicated to helping uninsured breast cancer survivors receive free reconstructive surgery, and to benefit the Texas Children’s Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation “Arts in Medicine” program projects at various locations Read more about the program here: http://hollyroseribbon.org/hrrf-childrens-programs/. Cindi designs remarkable black and white silhouettes made from historical archival paper.
Cindi began snipping her way to stardom at the age of 16. Her career began at Astroworld, in Houston, which eventually took her to Disney World and Disneyland. Cindi is considered the world’s premier silhouette artist, and has sheared celebrities such as Elvis, Liberace, Mama Cass, Queen Elizabeth, Sammy Davis, Peter Fonda, Barbara Bush and Tony Bennett.
Cindi also works tirelessly to help other Houston charities such as the Arthritis Foundation and many more too numerous to mention. Cindi was awarded The Rising Star Award as the “Top Event Artist” for 2012 for her silhouette work along with chosen by Origin magazine among their “Leaders who Inspire,” “Most Entertaining” by Gigmasters, and recognized as an “American Hero” by American Profile Magazine as well as a “Woman of Distinction” by Channel 13; all for her talent and generosity for those in need. Cindi was also honored by Houston’s City Artworks in October for her work to educate children about art!