Alexandra Rose is an intermedia artist gravitating toward metal in both sculpture and photography. In 2019, they received their Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Institute of American Indian Arts majoring in studio arts with an emphasis on bronze casting and historical chemical darkroom techniques for photography. They are on the Steering Committee, organizing panels and presentations, for the National Conference for Cast Iron Art and Practices (2021 and 2023).
Recently, they finished a month-long internship at Sculpture Trails in which their cast iron sculpture Stripped was installed in the Outdoor Museum’s collection. Currently, they work as the Production Assistant at Artworks Foundry, acting as a mold librarian, wax chaser/pourer, ceramic shell technician, mold maker, and general laborer on other special projects in addition to being a TA at The Crucible within the mold-making department.
Rose is currently located on Lisjan Ohlone land, also known as Berkeley, CA. As a non-native resident occupying unceded Lisjan territory they pay their Shuumi Land Tax to Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, an urban Indigenous women-led land trust based in the San Francisco Bay Area that facilitates the return of indigenous land to Indigenous people.
You can give yours at: https://sogoreate-landtrust.org/donate
Find out who’s land you are on here: https://native-land.ca