Albert Rose is a lifelong artist drawn to classical expression. He is currently working in the style of the 19th Century Boston School, specializing in portrait, figures, and still-life in oil and graphite pencil. Mr. Rose is also dedicated to perpetuating the traditions and knowledge of the classical style through research and teaching at his Everett, Washington, studio (in the Seattle area), Atelier Rose

Exhibitions and Awards:

2002: Bezanis Gallery, Everett, Washington
2002: Palmer Gallery, La Conner, Washington
2001: Anabel’s Gallery, One Man Show, Everett, Washington
1998: Everett Center for the Arts, Juried Exhibit, Everett, Washington
    Awarded: Second Place 2 dimensional
Studio Art/Gallery, Everett, Washington
Issaquah Gallery, People show, Issaquah, Washington
1997: Reaching for The Light, Breast Cancer Benefit, Bellingham, Washington
Everett Center for the Arts, Juried Exhibit, Everett, Washington
Art Education in Action, Everett Center for the Arts, Everett, Washington
1996: Evergreen State Fair, Professional Division, Monroe, Washington
    Awarded: First Place drawing, Third Place overall
1994: Clark County Fine Arts and Crafts Faire, Vancouver, Washington
Snohomish Invitational High School Arts Centennial, Snohomish, Washington
North Seattle Community College, Seattle, Washington
1993: Evergreen Artist´s Guild 1st Annual Open Exhibition, Vancouver, Washington
Aesthetics ´93, McPherson, Kansas
St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, Seattle, Washington
    Awarded: Third Place
Prior: Citizens for the Arts in Snohomish, Fifth Annual Invitational Art Show, Snohomish, Washington
Eye of the Creator - Salem Art Association, Salem, Oregon
Everett Center for the Arts Juried Exhibit, Everett, Washington
    Awarded: Honorable Mention
Golden Gallery, Snohomish, Washington
Citizens for the Arts in Snohomish, Fourth Annual Invitational Art Show, Snohomish, Washington
    Awarded: Best of Show and Popular Choice
Citizens for the Arts in Snohomish, Third Annual Invitational Art Show, Snohomish, Washington

Other Exhibits and Collections:

Snohomish County Everett, Washington Permanent Collection
Episcopal Church of Western Washington Seattle, Washington Commissioned Portrait of Bishop
St. Mark´s Cathedral Diocesan Gift Shop Seattle, Washington

Education

  • ArtStar/King County Teaching Internship, 7 month workshop grant
  • Boston School of Classical Realism, Atelier Wicker/Howell, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Wicker/Howell was part of a community of painters, founded by Richard Lack, working in the tradition of the 19th Century Boston School.
  • Burnley School of Commercial Art, Professional Certificate.
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, BS in Journalism

Community Service

2002 Director - Connections, Business Referral Group
2000 Founding President - Greater Art Partnerships
1993 - 1997 Board Member - Gene Nastri School of Fine and Performing Arts
1991 - 1993 Founding President - Citizens for the Arts in Snohomish
1990 - 1991 President - City of Snohomish Arts Commission
1989 - 1991 Member - Snohomish Arts Commission

Teaching Experience

1999 - 2001 Northwest Artworks Art for Kids Program - Curriculum Director/Instructor
1990 - present Lake Stevens Continuing Education Program - Art Instructor
1990 - 2001 Marysville Continuing Education Program - Art Instructor
1990 - present Atelier Rose - Private Instruction
1990 - present Atelier Rose - Workshops in Classical Realism and other subjects
1993 - 1997 Gene Nastri School of Fine and Performing Arts - Art Instructor

Other Art Experience

1982 - 1985 TASC - U.S. Army Civil Service, Fort Lewis, Washington - Illustrator
1981 - 1982 Valley Press and Valley Graphics, Puyallup, Washington - Graphic Artist
1973 - 1981 Graphic Designer, Graphic Technician

In addition to his extensive background in both the fine and graphic arts, Mr. Rose is an accomplished photographic darkroom technician and an experienced commercial printer.

 

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