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November 4th, 2006
Chicago, IL (November, 2006 ) – As part of our "alternative gallery space" program, which highlights national and local artists in each of our showrooms, we are pleased to announce that our Chicago showroom will feature the work of one of Chicago’s premier artists, Roland Kulla. The show will run from November 4, 2006 through February 1, 2007. An opening to meet the artist and holiday party is planned at the showroom from 2 – 5 p.m on December 9, 2006.

"We are pleased to welcome artist Roland Kulla to our Chicago showroom," says Kristi Kamps, vice president of marketing at Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers. "Our six showrooms across the U.S. use art to provide an additional and unique visual element, as well as to create a place for art lovers to view and enjoy compelling works. Our furniture, which is beautiful, handmade art in its own right, creates a wonderful synergy with the pieces that we feature. Roland’s works compliment Thos. Moser’s style and have been extremely well received by our customers."

"Artistic pursuits have been a constant theme through my life," said Roland Kulla. "I still have sketches of architectural details I observed as a child. Sketching and drawing led to watercolors in my college years in Louisville. Since 1996 acrylics have become a significant medium."

"I celebrate the ordinary in my paintings of Chicago's many bridges," continues Kulla. "I select certain design elements and eliminate background context in order to emphasize form. Abstracted from their surroundings the bridges take on new aspects." their surroundings the bridges take on new aspects.

Our Chicago showroom is located at 607 North State Street (Tree Studios at State and Ohio). Contact 312-867-4900 for more information.

Roland Kulla was raised in St. Louis and spent 10 years in the seminary before moving into social work. For the past 30 years he has been a case worker, administrator, researcher, teacher, and now a lecturer at the University of Chicago and a consultant on child welfare. Three years ago, he decided to work part time in order to have more time to paint. For more on the artist and his works, go to
<i>Joliet I</i> by Roland Kulla
Joliet I by Roland Kulla