Sandra (Sass) Lassley
Sass has a passion for creating one of a kind finishes from floors to ceilings and everything in between. She is the lead artist and designer of her Omaha, Ne based company, Fe Fi Faux Studios, Inc., installing decorative paint finishes, faux finishes and plasters in both residential and commercial spaces. Raised in an artistic environment, her father owned a painting and decorating company and her mother was a seamstress who designed her own clothes and ran a custom drapery business. Since 1989, Sandra has been shining brightly with her 25 plus years of knowledge and experience as she works closely with her clients to capture their vision and reflect their personality within her creations. Her passion is her art and craft and she raises the bar with unmatched quality, expertise and attention to detail. Initially receiving her formal training in her early twenties in New York under world renowned... ...Ina Brosseau Marx... Sandra now continues her education, extensively researching and training with the worlds finest masters and studios, recently traveling abroad to study and leave her artistic mark in Italy. Sandra serves as the U.S. National Sales Director for Santambrogio, an Italian furniture company selling online directly from Milan to America. She is a member of IDAL, the International Decorative Artisans League and also attends their yearly conventions across the country. "There will be no shaping or styling of Sass to fit some decorative painting mold" says former teacher Rebecca Parsons. She is an artist who is excitingly of the moment and brings to her clients an edgy fusion of art and creativity with a little 'sass' thrown in. Not surprisingly her clients and other artisans have responded to those qualities in droves and her wall finishes adorn scores of model homes, show homes and parade homes. Her dedication to every project makes her highly sought after among her customers, landing her projects in 12 states and internationally. Sandra has received two Fauxcademy Awards... ...and appeared in numerous newspapers, national magazine articles and radio blog programs. The Fe Fi Faux crew enjoyed working on the popular... ...TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, executing Ty Penningtons secret room project. She is a regular contributor to Artisphere Online a publication featuring her column 'Ask Sass'. Sandra has served as a moderator on Talk Faux, an artists forum. As a natural teacher and motivated speaker, she enjoys teaching her sales seminar: 'Sassed To Sell' and devotes time mentoring young new artists into the trade. In her free time - Sandra pursues her love of travel, studying Italian and keeping in touch with many friends. At home she enjoys her family, social networking, her two grandchildren Ace and Madeleine, and an occasional glass of Cabernet.