The presenter will Westport painter, fabric artist, curator, and musician, Sooo-z Mastropietro. She will show images of her art and bring some recent work that involves using tubes of fabric and she will explain how she makes them.
Sooo-z has a BFA in Fashion Design and Textile Design from FIT. She designed costumes for a rock band and for a community theater, was Art Director for a high end rug gallery, and had a layout in Architectural Digest. She then created “Mastropiece” a silk painting business. She also was a member of the NYU Orchestra and the Greenwich Village Symphony, the Civic Orchestra of New Haven and the American Chamber Orchestra.
Sooo-z designed a line of stationery shown at the Javits Center, has shown in the Stamford Cow Parade, Car Parade, and Dinosaurs Rule; Project Return birdhouses, and in many area galleries. She was in charge of artistic development for the Art About Town event in Westport, and ArtSmarts in the Westport Public Schools. Currently she is a curator for the Maritime Garage Gallery and the Mayor’s Gallery of Norwalk.