April 6 - May 7
Tubbs Gallery

Friday, April 6
5 pm - 7 pm

Gallery Talk
Sat, April 21, 2 pm

Putting It Two-gether:
Assemblage & Collage

Rose Minetti, Black, White, and Read All Over,
mixed media on panel, 16” x 16” x 2”



Both artists - Rose Minetti and Lee Wayne Mills - have a long history of including collage elements as part of the aesthetic process. In this exhibition they will expand on that history by venturing into multi-dimensional assemblage - and even installation type works. Each artist, having separately experienced a 'downsizing' mode, has revisited and reclaimed earlier works in the creation of new pieces that celebrate 'past and present' - and the continuing nature of process itself.

On Saturday, April 21 beginning at 2 pm, both artists will present a Gallery Talk when they will discuss their collaborative process and inspirations of their exhibition.  (Click for Gallery Talks)


ROSE MINETTI has summered in Lewes, Delaware since 2004 and became a resident in 2017. Rose was born in New York City and lived in Arizona for 33 years. She earned Master of Arts from Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ and Bachelor of Arts, Douglass/ Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers the State University, New Brunswick, NJ.

She worked as president of Arizona Women's Caucus for Art 1987-89 in Phoenix AZ. Rose was affiliated with MARS Art Space, an artist run gallery in Phoenix as an Artist Member (1989-96) and a Board Member (1994-1996). Last position was as exhibit curator and project director for Department of Archives and Special Collections, University Libraries, Arizona State University.

As a retiree Rose was a board member (2008-2011) of ASU Retirement Association (ASURA). Her committee functions were the Arizona Legislature and liaison to Arizona State Retirement System's Insurance Advisory Committee (2008-2012). In Delaware Rose volunteers for Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control at Cape Henlopen Park.

Rose has been represented by Gallery 50 Rehoboth Beach, DE since 2006.

LEE WAYNE MILLS graduated with Honors in Art from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin - and has been an artist and art administrator ever since - with stints as Exhibition Director at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, MD, Assistant Director of Montpelier Cultural Art Center in Laurel, MD, and Curator of the Dadian Gallery at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. As Program Specialist with the City of Gaithersburg, MD he helped design and program for the Gaithersburg Arts Barn in Kentlands with studios, galleries and a 99-seat black box theatre. His art has been exhibited and collected nationally and he shows locally at Gallery 50 in Rehoboth Beach.



Lee Wayne Mills, Emergence, 2014-2018 mixed media collage on paper 23" x 35" irregular

Lee Wayne Mills, Red Wood, 2012-2018 - oil and acrylic on linen with wood 22" x 30" x 2"


Rose Minetti, Opaque, mixed media on canvas, 20” x 16”

Rose Minetti, Transparent, mixed media on canvas, 20” x 16”


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