Elizabeth Claire Rose was born near the sand prairies of Central Illinois, resided in Montana for over a decade, and studied Slavic languages in Pittsburgh. Rose has been awarded the Fulbright Fellowship to Poland for 2019-2020. She earned her MFA in Printmaking from Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and holds a BA in Fine Art with a minor in Wilderness Studies from the University of Montana. Rose's artistic research has recently been supported by the Matthew Hansen Endowment from the Wilderness Institute at the University of Montana, the Mid America Print Council, and Southern Graphics Council International. Residency awards include the Outpost Residency with Signal Fire, Mount St. Helens National Monument, WA, and Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
"Elizabeth Claire Rose goes close and finds epiphany in the glow of stray plastic among the weeds. Her color photographs show collisions of the synthetic and natural world that are made to glitter by sun and ice."
- Sylvia Plachy