Clare Rosean
Illustration, Chicago Illinois United States
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Brief Summary
Chicago based illustrator, my style might be described as Dr. Seuss meets Northern Renaissance.
Illinois Humanities Council 

Carus Publishing, Cicada Magazine

U.S. Catholic Magazine

Logan Square Literary Review
Professional Experience
MFA: The University of Chicago, 2012
BFA: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2010

Circus Terminal, Uncooked Culture, Liverdun, France 2012
Civic and Arts Foundation, The Union League Club of Chicago 2012
You Only Live Once, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago 2012
Stageless Morphologies & A Fat Girl Crying
The University of Chicago MFA Show Logan Center Gallery 2012
The Bad Kid, Solo Exhibition, One Strange Bird, Chicago 2012
15th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago 2012
Curated by Linda Warren
En Route: What She Saw, North Park University, Chicago 2012
Wet Paint 2012, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago 2012
We Dream in the Daytime Too, Descry Art Projects, Photobooth, San Francisco 2012
Post-Apocalypse, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI 2011
Blank Space Gallery, Group Exhibition, New York 2011
CS41: The Curated Show, 41st Annual Pilsen East Open House, 2011
Chicago Arts District
Imagine Nation, Story 2011 Arts Conference, Chicago 2011
Mink and Arce Gallery, Opening Exhibit, Chicago 2011
Utopic LLC., Group Exhibition, Chicago 2011
Beyond Whimsy, Brainforest Gallery, Chicago 2011
Life, Art Futura, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 2011
Curated by James Rondeau
Oil and Water, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI 2011
MDW Fair, The Geolofts, Chicago 2011
Sur Real, 511 Gallery, New York 2011
Urban Landscapes, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Chicago 2011
Wet Paint 2011, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago 2011
4 Real 4 Faux- Animating the Vernacular, Truman State University, MO 2011
Tri-Fold: New Perspectives on Books Arts, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, 2010
Brooklyn, NY
Politics of Fear, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI 2010
Group/SOLO, Swimming Pool Gallery, Chicago 2010
The Art of Conflict, Tarnish and Gold Gallery, Minneapolis 2010
2010: An Art Odyssey, Milwaukee Ave Arts Festival, Chicago 2010
ACTION! Chicago Art Department 2010
Quintillus, Black Walnut/Robert Wayner Gallery, Chicago 2010
New American Landscapes, Exhibition and Publication, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago 2010
Blooming Fest Banner Competition, West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission, 2010
Fellowship Exhibition, Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection, Chicago 2010
“Dreams of Healing” Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago 2010
Art Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago 2010
Work Studio Chicago, Opening Exhibit 2010
BFA Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries 2010
Midnite Snacks, 1366 Space, Chicago 2010
Aviary Exhibition, Friends of the Ryerson Woods, Deerfield, IL 2010
Artist Made Books, Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Evanston 2010
Self Portrait, Barbara and Barbara Gallery, Chicago 2009
Midnight Oils, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY 2009
CCT Gallery, Northwestern University Settlement, Chicago 2009
Good Clean Fun, Solo show, LG Space, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2009
Wall Blank, Online Print Exhibition and Sale, 2009
New Works, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries 2009
Solo Show, Old Town Art Center, Chicago 2009
Women’s History Month, Mayfair Branch Library, Chicago 2009
Emerging Artists, Morpho Gallery, Chicago 2009
You Think That’s Funny? Woman Made Gallery, Chicago 2009
Make Me An Offer, Gallery 350, Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago 2008-9
Art Bash, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2007

Awards and Recognition
University of Chicago Full tuition scholarship 2011-2012
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA Fellowship Recipient 2010
Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Visual Arts Competition, First Place 2012
Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Visual Arts Competition: Honorable mention 2009, 2011
“Dreams of Healing” Art Competition, Swedish Covenant Hospital: First Place 2010
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Presidential Merit Scholarship Recipient 2006


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