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Southwest Artist Ted DeGrazia's Textile Designs for Fuller Fabrics

On this episode of Big Blend Radio, Lance Laber, Executive Director of the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, talks about the new exhibist, "Ted DeGrazia's Textile Designs for Fuller Fabrics."

From 1952 to 1956, Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia designed Southwestern novelty prints for Fuller Fabrics of New York. DeGrazia’s prints were sold nationwide in fabric stores and were featured in ready-to-wear fashions sold in hundreds of department stores. This exhibit features textile design watercolors, Fuller Fabrics yardage samples, and garments made with DeGrazia prints. This exhibit is on display now through January 2025.

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is a 10-acre historic landmark nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Tucson, Arizona. Opened in 1965, it is home to over 15,000 originals of Ted DeGrazia art pieces including oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics and sculptures. There are six permanent collections on display and several rotating exhibitions each year. More: 

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