Rose Morrison, Fine Artist and Illustrator in Sydney, Australia
At 10 years of age Rose Morrison dreamt of becoming the personal stylist to Miss Piggy, and she still does. In the meantime she is as a multi skilled creative specialising in traditional Oil Painting, Watercolour, Drawing and Digital Art Making Technology.
Rose's critically and commercially successful paintings are collected widely within Australia and overseas. She has exhibited in prominent and high profile exhibitions within public galleries across Australia, including the Gippsland Art Gallery, the Macquarie University Art Gallery, the University of Queensland Art Museum and the Melbourne Art Fair.
For eight years she lived and painted in France whilst being represented by Sullivan+Strumpf Gallery in Sydney (under the name of VR Morrison). She has also been a finalist in many prestigious art awards including the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (highly commended), the Sulman Prize, and winner of the People’s Choice Metro Gallery Art Award.
Rose is also a successful illustrator, she has had her illustrations and paintings licensed around the world.
Between her creative projects Rose lectures in Painting at the National Art School of Australia and in Fashion Illustration at the University of Technology Sydney. Her extensive knowledge and excellent communication skills see her teaching classes in diverse creative fields in tertiary and public institutions, including the Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Community College.
Rose enjoys laughing, hanging out with her children/husband, loves ALL animals great and small and dreams of being a guest judge on Ru Pauls Drag Race.