Elizabeth Claire Rose earned her BA cum laude in Fine Art with a minor in Wilderness Studies from the University of Montana. Rose has researched and created many series of artworks which explore landscape, migration, ecology, and place. She employs both traditional and nontraditional methods of printmaking and photographic processes to create works on paper, illustrations, installations, and public art.
Rose's work was selected for publication in 25 Under 25: Up and Coming American Photographers Vol. 2, published by powerHouse Books and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. She is a recipient of artist residencies with the Alberta Printmakers' Society in Alberta, Canada, and Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina (2) .
Rose has received many awards for drawing, painting, printmaking, and photography including Scholastic National Art Silver Award for photography portfolio and the National American Vision Award (2). Her work is in
many collections and has been exhibited across the United States, Canada, Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Rose was awarded an Emerging ArtistScholarship at this year's Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh, PA.
"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