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About Rose Yannuzzi

I am a watercolor artist and photographer. My college training was in Biology, and I was awarded a MS in Molecular Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Growing up in New Jersey, I was immersed in art of various forms, first music, then writing, subsequently photography, and later in life, painting. My interest in painting developed in the last 13 years, during which I developed my skills as a watercolor artist.

I am self-taught and have also studied with artists Arthur Gilmore, Peggy Dressel, Max Horbund, Mel Stabin, John Creagh, James McFarlane, and Carlton Plummer. I studied photography with G. Steve Jordan and Norma Brown Hill

Current Memberships: Edward Hopper House, Rockland Center for the Arts (ROCA), and Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts, and an associate member of the North East Watercolor Society (NEWS) and the American Watercolor Society (AWS).

Previous Memberships/Affiliations: Member of the Piermont Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, NY (2010 through 2012); representation at Artology Gallery, New Windsor, NY (2014-2015).

Group and Juried Exhibitions:
I have exhibited my watercolors and fine art photography over the past 7 years at the Tuxedo Historical Society Community Art Show, Tuxedo, NY; Ridgewood Art Institute, Ridgewood, NJ; Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY; St. Catherine’s of Bologna Annual Photo, Art, and Poetry Exhibition, Ringwood, NJ; Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ; various local libraries; the member shows of NEWS and of ROCA; the 12th Annual Art at the Oval Juried Fine Art and Fine Craft Exhibition in Livingston, NJ; the Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA; and at the Piermont Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, NY (2010-2012).

Selected Solo and 2-Person Shows:

2010 and 2016: Suffern Free Library, Suffern, NY
2011: Piermont Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, NY; Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood, NJ
2012: Piermont Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, NY; Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
2013: Englewood Public Library, Englewood, NJ
2014: Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ; Glen Rock Library, Glen Rock, NJ
2015: Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ, Healing Arts Program (3-month exhibit); Lundbeck Art Gallery, Lundbeck Research, Paramus, NJ (2-month exhibit)

Special Exhibits 2015: Acceptance of painting by Rxhibition for display in oncology treatment area in major medical center in California

Designer Collection 2016: Designer Collection of Women’s Apparel with VIDA (http://shopvida.com/)

Honors and Awards:
  • Honorary Award for Watercolors/Pastels at the 12th Annual Art at the Oval Juried Fine Art and Fine Craft Exhibition in Livingston, NJ in 2010;
  • Artist of the Month, Ridgewood Art Institute in July 2011;
  • 3rd place in the Watercolor & Water Media category at the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts 47th Annual Fall Open Juried Exhibition in 2012.
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide in 2012 and 2013
Artist’s Statement

The natural world has such a diversity of beauty. I try to impart the sense of spirituality and the poetic beauty of nature in my art. I draw my inspiration from landscapes, flowers, birds, and other subjects in nature that I see every day and those that I experience when I travel. My subjects are landscapes, waterscapes, flowers, and any subjects that reflect the beauty of the natural world. To lessen the chaos of everyday life, I create paintings and photographs that provide a sense of tranquility, serenity, and peacefulness to those who view them. I try and capture that special moment in time knowing that it will never occur again.