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Rose B. Simpson

Rose B. Simpson (b. 1983) is a mixed-media artist based in Santa Clara Pueblo, NM. Her work engages ceramics, metals, fashion, performance, music, installation, writing and custom cars to explore experiences of objectification and disempowerment in a postmodern and postcolonial society. Simpson received her BFA from University of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM in 2007. She went on to receive an MFA in Ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011 and an MFA in Creative Non-Fiction from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM, in 2018. Solo exhibitions include: Rose B. Simpson: Dream House, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, PA (2022-2023) and Lit; Rose B. Simpson, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, NM (2018). Group exhibitions include: Ceramics in the Expanded Field, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts, North Adams, MA (2021); Ancestral Connections, National Museum of American Indian, New York, NY (2019); and Con Carino; Artists Inspired by Lowriders. New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe (2016). Simpson’s work is in the public collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; and more. She is represented by Jessica Silverman Gallery in San Francisco.

Works are Located in: PAFA, Gallery 2

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