Rose Dickson (b.1989, Portland, OR) received her B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. Recently, she has shown work with Melanie Flood Projects, OV, and Upfor (Portland, OR), Gallery 16 (San Francisco), Hideout (Paris), Organhaus (Chongqing, China), Opening Titles (New York) and Humble Arts Foundation. With the support of the Oregon Arts Commission, Dickson has participated as an artist in residence at Taidelaitos Haihatus (Joutsa, Finland), Organhaus Art Space (Chongqing, China) and Studio Kura (Itoshima, Japan). Currently, she is participating in Neighbors, an artist studio program founded by Studio J and housed in Yale Union (Portland, OR). Her work is in the collection of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
At MacDowell, she began a new series of sculptural objects, most closely resembling latches or clasps, that were developed alongside her own visual theory of personality and relationships.