Rebecca Rose (b.1980)
Rebecca Rose is an award winning sculptor and art jeweler. Her body of work, Sculpturings, is a hybrid of small sculpture and wearable art cast in precious metals using the lost wax casting process. Rose consistently shows in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, on Madison Ave, and has bronze works included at The Andy Warhol Museum. Recently she has shown during Beijing Design Week, Shanghai Design Week, and Art Basel Miami Beach. Her work has been featured on the pages of British Vogue and Conde Nast Traveller, Art Jewelry Magazine, and as a member of Mensa was featured in a cover story in their monthly magazine. She has been filmed for documentaries by PBS “Artisodes" and Art Attacks, featured on KTLA’s “Good Day LA”, and is collected by notable public figures such as Andrew Lincoln from AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and Kat Von D.
Rose is currently exploring the capabilities of her work as holograms using pepper's ghost, vapor, and micro projections on personal devices. She is developing theories around a new digital user experience that allows people to wear and virtually try on her wearable art while occupying a different space away from the physical work itself. She intends to apply these innovative findings to future exhibitions of her work as well as to help advance digital economies and sales in the art field.
Her art has taken notice in academic communities, often the subject of dissertations and included to participate in conferences and panels in conjunction with nationally acclaimed galleries. A founder of the burgeoning Bridgism movement, she is quickly becoming a leading authority and influencer on the subjects of wearable art and art jewelry, having coined the movement to describe patterns of wearable art crossing over into realms of sculpture, creating a bridge between the two art forms. Rose was recently awarded the Halstead Grant, one of the largest grants available to art jewelers nationwide, prominent scholarships by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and Crafthaus communities designed for high caliber artists involved in the applied arts, and has given artist talks at The Craft in America Center in Beverly Hills and at think tanks in conjunction with The American Craft Council. She was recently selected to attend OxBow, one of the country’s most prestigious and longest established art institutions as a resident in early fall of 2015.
Rose currently lives and works in her home studio in Davenport, FL.