Karen latest endeavor is the donation of the large scale
mural, "RossiLand," to Wagon Road Camp of Chappaqua, NY. The camp is
a part of the Children's Aid Society and aims to provide a safe haven to children
while emphasizing creativity and skill development. The multiethnic mural depicts
many of Karen Rossi's most popular characters, such as a Nurse, Chocoholic, and
Mermaid, and the 'fanciful' land which they inhabit.
Each year Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, in conjuction with Paesaggio
Gallery, holds the MIRACLES Silent Auction & Art Exhibition. The
fund raiser attracts an audience comprised of Greater Hartford's community and
business leaders. 2004 mark the 15th year of this exciting event, and this year,
Karen's art will be included in the mix; as she has donated a piece to help the
cause. Funds raised through this year's gala will be devoted to women's health
services including specialized prevention initiatives to encourage early diagnosis
and treatment for a variety of health concerns including ob/gyn issues, cancer,
heart disease and diabetes.
exhibition will be comprised of 25 works of art by selected Connecticut artist.
The Silent Auction & Art Exhibition will be previewed in a display at the
100 Pearl Gallery from Thursday, August 12 through Friday, September 17, 2004.
The exhibition will be reinstalled for the evening of the gala celebration at
the University of Hartford Sports Center on Saturday, September 18th, where the
silent auction will continue and conclude.