Cindi Rose is a famous paper profile artist and is currently considered the best as well as the fastest and most accurate silhouette artist in the world today. She also holds the record for the fastest cutting of silhouette paper profile portraits from real people, which was recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records. Additionally, 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!
Also, Cindi Rose did 144 silhouettes in one hour timed by the San Antonio Express News. Cindi Rose has been honored for her great volunteerism, often from donating silhouettes and some of these awards and honors are “Women of Distinction, Human Rights Award, President’s Humanities award, Spirit of Giving, Susan B. Komen, American Diabetes Guiding Light Award, Citizens for Animal Protection, Asian American Family Services Golden Harvest Award. Rose has been honored by many additional organizations, including Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, The Woman’s Hospital, Cystic Fibrosis, American Heart Association, the Alley Theatre, Main Street Theater, Arthritis Foundation and the American Cancer Society.
Watch a video of Rising Star winner Silhouette Artist Cindi Rose showing appreciation for her award:
September 1992 – San Antonio Express Newspaper; FASTEST SILHOUETTE ARTIST IN THE WORLD
January 2009 – ABC Channel 13 WOMEN OF DISTINCTION AWARD WINNER
February 2009 – The Great Raise Reality TV Show WINNER
October 2012 – Houston’s City ArtWorks Top Honor
January 2013 – GigMaster’s Rising Star Awards Recognizes Silhouette Artist Cindi Harwood Rose as the Nations’ Top Event Artist
January 2014 – Houston Womens Magazine – MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN HOUSTON AWARD WINNER
March 2014 – Off with Your Head! The Silhouette Cutting Championship, America vs. England WINNER FASTEST SILHOUETTE ARTIST IN THE WORLD
October 2015 – NIFF National Independent Film Festival “Silhouette Secrets” BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD
November 2015 – Barcelona Planet Film Festival, Spain; “Silhouette Secrets” BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM
March 2016 – Best 12-month Film Festival, Romania; “Silhouette Secrets” BEST DOCUMENTARY
April 2016 – 49th Annual WorldFest – GOLD REMI AWARD
June 2016 – CKW Luxe Magazine STAR AWARDS Special Recognition Award
Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation co-founder Silhouette Paper Profile Artist Cindi Harwood Rose creates custom “Silhouettes For Survivors,” which are available to raise funds for events & charities. 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 also works tirelessly to help other Houston charities such as the Arthritis Foundation, Alley Theatre, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Ballet Academy, Planned Parenthood (Orlando), The River, Orchestra X, University of Texas, A & M, Moore’s School of Music, Cystic Fibrosis, Unicef, TheFood Bank, Casa de Esperanza, American Diabetes, and over 28 schools, synagogues, and churches. and many more causes both nationally and internationally.
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 Presley, Liberace, Mama Cass, Queen Elizabeth, Sammy Davis Jr., Golda Mier, Liberace, Peter Fonda, Mickey Rooney, Peter Nero, President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush, Tony Bennett, Patricia Arquette, Zac Posen and Ashley Judd, among many others.