Rose B. Simpson

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Work Details

Can't Unsee

2020

Ceramic, steel, twine, rocks

33 X 9 X 8 inches

Inventory ID: #16458





    About Rose B. Simpson

    Rose B. Simpson was born in 1983 and raised in an Arts and Permaculture environment at Santa Clara Pueblo, NM. She is a mixed-media artist focusing in ceramic sculpture, metal, fashion, painting, music, performance, installation, and most recently; custom cars. She graduated high school Valedictorian from the Santa Fe Indian School and opted to attend the University of New Mexico with a focus in Studio Arts, Creative Writing and Dance. In 2007 she graduated with a BFA in Studio Arts from the Institute of American Indian Arts. In 2011 she graduated with an Honors MFA in Ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design. From 2012-2015 she attended Northern New Mexico College’s Automotive Science Program with a focus in Auto Body. She is currently enrolled in the Institute of American Indian Arts’ Low Rez Creative Writing MFA program and will begin teaching ceramics at IAIA in September 2017.

    Simpson has shown her work internationally, and is in numorous museum collections nationally- including the Denver Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Clay Art Center, Heard Museum, Pomona College Museum of Art, and the Peabody Essex Museum. Her most recent solo museum exhibtion was Fall 2016 at Pomona College Museum of Art, titled "Ground," catalog available.

    Simpson is currently on the Board of Directors of Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute and the New Mexico School for the Arts. She is represented by Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art Gallery in Santa Fe. Residing on the Santa Clara reservation, she explores the many ways to deconstruct gender and culture-based stereotypes and social ideologies by wandering between ceramic or fashion or drawing or music studios, working on her classic cars and motorcycle in her shop, or pulling weeds and feeding animals on the farm.

    All Works by Rose B. Simpson

    Can't Unsee

    Can't Unsee

    2020

    Ceramic, steel, twine, rocks

    33 X 9 X 8 inches

    Inventory ID: #16458

    Seed

    Seed

    2020

    Ceramic, steel

    49 X 8 X 8 inches

    Inventory ID: #16459

    Compass

    Compass

    2019

    Ceramic, steel, stone

    53 X 55 X 30 inches

    Inventory ID: #16294

    In orbit. The gravitational pull. Relating. Protecting. Dependable. The only possible direction. Perfect. Mundane. Closer, further. This again.
    Brake I

    Brake I

    2019

    Ceramic & steel

    41 X 10 X 10 inches

    Inventory ID: #16297

    ‘Maturing’ may mean learning to stop and listen. Brake rotor foundations and singing wings.
    Mantle (Piece) I

    Mantle (Piece) I

    2019

    Ceramic & steel

    21 X 15 X 4 inches

    Inventory ID: #16299

    Objectification, sexualization, and gendering stole adoration and affection. I reclaim that space above the bar, over the fireplace, up on high, where body was only a flourish of the privileged. Mmmm. Uh huh.
    Mantle (Piece) III

    Mantle (Piece) III

    2019

    Ceramic & steel

    22 X 15 X 4 inches

    Inventory ID: #16303

    Objectification, sexualization, and gendering stole adoration and affection. I reclaim that space above the bar, over the fireplace, up on high, where body was only a flourish of the privileged. Mmmm. Uh huh.
    Rewilding I

    Rewilding I

    2019

    Steel

    21 X 8 inches

    Inventory ID: #16305

    Remember the way the human fits in the pattern of All Things.
    Storytellers II (star & bowl)

    Storytellers II (star & bowl)

    2018

    Ceramic, leather

    21 X 19 X 20 inches

    Inventory ID: #16123

    Artwork is two seperate pieces displayed together. "Star" is 21 x 19 x 8 inches, "bowl" is 8 x 14 x 14 inches.
    Ancestor 7

    Ancestor 7

    2016

    Ceramic

    19.5 X 16 X 7.5 inches

    Inventory ID: #16169

    On view in Wheelwright Museum Exhibition.
    Ancestor 3

    Ancestor 3

    2016

    Ceramic

    18.5 X 15.50 X 8.5 inches

    Inventory ID: #16172

    On view in Wheelwright Museum Exhibition.
    Crown I

    Crown I

    2017

    Ceramic, steel, leather

    66 X 14 X 10 inches

    Inventory ID: #15911

    Holding It Together II

    Holding It Together II

    2016

    Ceramic, leather

    42 X 17 X 7.5 inches

    Inventory ID: #15583