Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Rose Dickson

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Portland, OR
MacDowell fellowships: 2018

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.



Rose Dickson worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander is highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served on…

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