Ronda Lanzi studied oil painting at Loomis Chaffee school
and took courses in painting and architecture while completing
her degree in electrical engineering at Tufts University.
Ms. Lanzi, lived in London for two years, and as member
of the Royal Horticultural Society, took two courses in painting
on silk. Her teacher was John Farmelo, an internationally
recognized artist, teacher, and member of the Silk Painters Guild.
In the spring of 2003, she traveled to Collioure, France to
paint with other silk artists in a setting where the quality of
light inspired Matisse, Derain and Dufy; founders of the Fauvism
Ms. Lanzi finds painting on silk an exciting and inspiring
medium where the flow of color is even more immediate than with
watercolors. Ronda's Garden is the name of her business where
she also markets her unique scarves, pillows and neck ties as
well as framed art.