Artist Type Professional
Rose Morrison is multi skilled creative artist specialising in traditional oil painting, watercolour, design, illustration, and is a fine art restorer.
Celebrating iconic design and fashion moments of the past and present, Rose Morrison's paintings and illustrations give a nod to nostalgia but with a fresh contemporary edge. Without pretension, the colourful women in her works are approachable yet proud, they emanate confidence and style. Each character is carefully designed and painted to create a personality that is both unique yet can connect to a vast audience and celebrate humour and positivity. Rose also has a deep connection female cultural issues and history.
Rose's critically and commercially successful paintings are collected widely within Australia and overseas. She has exhibited in prominent and high profile exhibitions within public galleries across Australia, including the Gippsland Art Gallery, the Macquarie University Art Gallery, the University of Queensland Art Museum and the Melbourne Art Fair.
Rose is also a professional illustrator who works for both commercial and private clients.
Awards & Career highlights
2005 - Represented 2005 - 2012 by Sullivan and Strumpf Gallery Sydney
2008 - Melbourne Art Fair, Solo Exhibition, ROGUE, solo exhibition, represented bySullivan and Strumpf
2010 - Doug Moran Portrait Prize, 2007highly commended, 2010 finalist, 2011 finalist ,
2012 - Portia Geach Award Finalist
2016 - Love - a Four Letter Word Exhibition, Caboolture Regional Gallery QLD