Fashion designer Ralph Rucci kicked off his art show last week at the Sorokko Gallery. Rucci, the first American in 50 years to be invited to show his line with the Paris Haute Couture collections in 2001, has recently focused his efforts on his art, including fabric and sewing techniques in a number of his works.

Jason Cook, Brook Fraiser, Mary Condy, Justin Fichelson

Karma Quick, Anja Litvak                                Chris McCutcheon, Tina Spangler, Tatiana Sorokko

Rucci, James Galanos  Lo'renzo Hill, Mariam Hassan  Guy and Maria Muzio, Robert Butler

Sally Hanson, Jennifer Raiser  Fariba Rezvani, Joel Goodrich  Shannon Bavaro, Lisa Koester

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