Cindi Rose Awards

Cindi Rose is a famous silhouette artist and is currently considered the best as well as the fastest and most accurate silhouette artist in the world today.

Cindi Rose AwardsShe 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 has been awarded GigMasters ‘Best of’ Award for 2017The 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:

Cindi Rose named Top Silhouette Artist in the Nation
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September 1982 – San Antonio Express Newspaper; FASTEST SILHOUETTE ARTIST IN THE WORLD


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


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


January 2018 – Gigmasters BEST ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD

January 2019 – Gigmasters BEST ARTIST OF THE YEAR 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: 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, Elvis Costello, Liberace, Mama Cass, “Fergie” Sarah Ferguson – Duchess of York, Queen Elizabeth, Sammy Davis Jr., Golda Mier, Peter Fonda, Muhammad Ali, Mickey Rooney, Peter Nero, President Obama, President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush, President Ronald Reagan, Governor Rick Perry, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Roy Disney, Dr. Phil, Tony Bennett, Joey Bishop, Patricia Arquette, Zac Posen, Patricia Arquette, and Ashley Judd, among many others.

You can check out more of Cindi’s paper profile silhouette art & hire her to plan your perfect party, event or fundraiser at