Rhodes fashion icon
Rhodes is the world-renowned British fashion designer and founder of
the Fashion and Textile Museum in London. With her signature pink hair
and undisputed talent as a textile designer, she has stamped her identity
on the international world of fashion for almost 40 years. Her client
list includes the rich and famous from royalty to rock stars. She was
made a Commander of the British Empire in 1997 by Queen Elizabeth II
in recognition of her contribution to fashion and textiles. Zandra is
currently working on sets and costumes for international operas such
as "Pearl Fishers" and "AIDA."
#1 What is your highlight Visual art experience from the last year?
"My visual arts highlight from the last 12 months has been designing
the sets of the 'Pearl Fishers' opera. The opera is opening in Washington
DC this September 2008."
#2 What is your vision of the future of the Visual arts for San Diego?
#2 "Enhancing visual arts in San Diego could be done by adding
color to the city. Putting up more color and patterns around the town
would make the city much more cheerful."