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Rose Art Museum opens for Winter 2007 season

Published: January 26, 2007
Section: News

New exhibits now at the museum:

Works from the Permanent Collection
The Lois Foster Wing, runs through April 1, 2007
The Rose chief curator and the Henry Lois Foster Director of The Rose have collaborated to create an exhibit that showcases the museum's outstanding collection of more than 6,000 items.
The exhibit is presented through four different perspectives, including historical, thematic, artists' medium, and artistic process. Many influential artists, many of whom have never been presented at The Rose are now showcased.

Paper Trail 1
The Mildred S. Lee Gallery, runs through April 1, 2007
This exhibit is a series of three exhibitions that will take place over the next two years where artists select pieces from the museum's works on paper collection and integrate it with their own. Visitors will be able to view samples of more than 2,000 works on paper belonging to The Rose Art Museum, and will include art ranging from the 17th Century to the modern day.
The first installment will include New York based Margaret Evangeline, who has long experiemted with materials such as aluminum and stainless steel.

Clare Rojas: Hope Springs Eternal
The Rose Building, runs through April 1, 2007
California based artist Clare Rojas presents “Hope Springs Eternal”, which consists of a large scale installation and a number of small works. Rojas mixes painting, installations, film, quilting, printmaking and music in her various works of art, which is heavily influenced by folk art. Rojas explores such topics as humans and nature, animals, and the relationship between men and women.
Rojas also performs music as well, on both the guitar and the banjo. She has released five albums and is also the fourth recipient of the Nathan and Ruth Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award.