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Anne Cheek LaRose

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Primarily a Textile artist, Anne Cheek La Rose, is also a painter, actor, and writer. Her photographic work is ‘guerilla photography’ with very little set-up and planning being part of her process. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Anne has lived in Memphis, New York City, and returned to Los Angeles in 1980. Inglewood has been her home for more than 25 years. She has a fine art background, is knowledgeable in many craft techniques, and her works are in private and public collections in the United States and around the world. She trained as an actor at the Pasadena Playhouse and has worked in stage, screen, and television. Anne is the author of five books, with another in progress, and numerous articles for industry, organization, popular publications, and currently is a columnist for Inglewood Today. She has held both Chair and Vice-Chair positions on the Inglewood Arts Commission and is President of the non-profit Inglewood Historic Preservation Alliance.