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, PA, USA. Rose 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 has been an artist resident on Mount St. Helens National Monument, WA, USA, with Parks Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and with the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation, MT, USA among others. Her work has recently been supported by the Southern Graphics Council International, the Mid America Print Council, and the Matthew Hansen Endowment from the University of Montana. Rose has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Poland for 2019-2020.