Lemur Bra Top, cotton canvas and jean material; Rose Vine Leggings, embroidery and ribbon roses; Evil Eye Bacelets, wood, metal, lava, glass & plastic beads
Anna Mastropolo is a textile artist, jewelry designer, and large-scale gouache and mixed media painter. She is inspired by Abstract Expressionism and The Pattern and Decoration Movement. Anna is interested in painting patterns, using patterned paper and textiles (often hand-knit) to create mixed media compositions, celebrating femininity.
Anna has been involved in 36 art shows since graduation with a BFA from Hartford Art School in 2010, and she is currently in an MFA program for Visual Fine Arts at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Anna has been creating public art and community projects in Bristol, CT before moving to New Haven, CT. Mastropolo received Art Awards from Tunxis Community College, the Westfield Articulture art show, and the Chalk Walk of Collinsville and has designed garments for the Hartford Trashion Shows three years in a row. Mastropolo has worked as an Art Teacher for the last 4 years, in New Britain, and now in New Haven. Anna’s work is currently exhibited at Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook, Connecticut.