BIO/CV


ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER


Rose Masterpol was born in New York and currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She received a B.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts. Since a child, it was apparent that she would lead a life of creativity from music to drawing, sculpture, photography, and painting. Masterpol holds a graphic design degree from CalArts and has worked for many years in advertising agencies in Los Angeles as a creative director. She has been exhibiting regularly throughout California, Mexico, and the American west since the 1990s, including one-person exhibits in Los Angeles, Provincetown and Santa Barbara. She has been published in many featured articles in blogs, newspapers, websites and magazines with a huge collector base in the U.S. and abroad.

EDUCATION (ARTS)
California Institute of the Arts, CA (BFA)
Wright State University, OH
Orange Coast College, CA
Syracuse University, NY – 2 years graphic design/illustration
Onondaga Comm. College, NY (AAS)  - 2 year degree in fine arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017/June McLarry Modern, Santa FE NM "Saints + Sinners"
2015/July Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts “Dogmata”
2014/March  Artamo Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, 11 W. Anapamu St  “WHITE”
2012/June Hadid Gallery,  8933 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles “Deliberate and Unintentional”
2012/May  Artamo Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, 11 W. Anapamu St “Emoticon”
2011/April Artamo Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, 11 W. Anapamu St “Catharsis”
2011/Aug Artiste Winery & Gallery, Los Olivos, Ca (exhibited my art/ winery used my work on label)
2006/Nov Deja Design Gallery, Pico Blvd.  Los Angeles
2004/March ARTFront, 1648 S. La Cienega, LA  “Essence”
2002/Nov LA Brewery Art Walk, LA  (showed in a loft space)
2000/April LA Brewery Art Walk,  2100 N Main St, Los Angeles
1999/Nov LA Brewery Art Walk, LA
1995/July BOVA Gallery , 8303 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles  “Summer Color”

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017/July Wallspace LA, Los Angeles, CA  "Sizzle"

2017/June Kocen Glave Gallery, Richmond VA "One Hit Wonder"

2016/August Kobalt Gallery Provincetown, Massachusetts “In This Together”
2016/July Janine Contemporary Industri “New Identity” Santa Fe, NM
2015/Dec. ARTAMO Gallery, Santa Barbara “MASTERPOL & GYÖRFI: IN CONTRAST”
2015/Dec. Miami Spectrum-Artblend                                                                                          
2015/Oct. Cambridge City Art Fair-UK                                                                                       
2015/August Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts “Kobalt Celebrates 10 Seasons”
2015/July ARTAMO Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA  “Artamo Summer Exhibit”
2015/June Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead Heath, London
2015/May Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts  “Twenty Fifteen Season Preview”
2015/April Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond Virginia “Natural Surroundings”
2015/March Battersea AAF (London)
2014/August  Kristin Johnson Fine Art, 323 Palace Ave. Santa Fe, NM  “EQUUS ANNUM”
2014/August  Artamo Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA 11 W. Anapamu St “Summer Mix”
2014/Jan. Artamo Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, 11 W. Anapamu St “Into a New Year”
2013/Sept. Ian Ross Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Urban Influences in Contemporary Art”
2013/Oct. O Gallery,  “The O Show” Alvaro Obregon 1-A, San Jose del Cabo, BCS
2013/March  Factory West Gallery, Red Bull Curates “Canvas Cooler Los Angeles”, Santa Monica Blvd. LA
2013/March Broadway Art Space, Santa Monica, CA “WOMEN MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND”
2013/March Artamo Gallery , Santa Barbara, Ca, “ARSGEOMETRICA”
2012/Dec Red Dot Miami, FL with Pippin Gallery
2012/Aug Pippin Contemporary Canyon RD. Santa Fe  “What’s this Journey all about”
2012/July Artamo Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA,  “Summer Mix”
2011/June  Gallery 825,   La Cienega, LA  “Out There”
2011/April Create Fixate, LA  – DTWN LA 613 Imperial Ave “Liberate Your perception”
2011/April  The Advocate & Gochis Galleries, Mansfield Ave., LA  2-woman show  “Raw Sophistication”
2011/Nov Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Colorado Blvd. CA “Form vs. The Abyss” 2-woman show
2009/April Art Dimensions Gallery, 1326 Westwood Blvd. Westwood, CA
2009/Dec  Gallery 1018, LA –  Santa Fe Ave.  DTWN LA  
2009/WallSpace, LA – continuously hanging
2009/Aug. City of BREA Art Gallery, 1 Civic & Cultural Circle, Brea, CA 92821 “For love or Money”
2009/Spring Arts Collective, Spring Street– one night exhibit  downtown LA
2007/Farmini Gallery, LA  Pico Blvd. Current location
2007/Aug  The Whole 9 Gallery, Culver city  Main Street  “Women Rock”
2005/January  The Solaris Gallery,  A Don O’Malvey gallery/closed 9013 Melrose Ave., W. Hollywood, CA 90069  “Electric Art Show”
2004/June Track 16 Gallery/Bergamot Station, LA  “Hollywood Bowl Frank Gehry Sphere Art Project”
2003/Desert Art Source Gallery, Palm Springs  - represented by gallery - Palm Desert, CA
2001/Oct. BGH Gallery/Bergamot Station LA – Fundraiser for 911-one night event  “Art Heals”
1994/Downtown Arts Development Association “DADA Downtown Lives 94”, LA  1895 Bay Street
1992/Out of Darkness Gallery, Long Beach CA
1991/CALARTS Main Gallery, Valencia, CA  “Raw”  2-person show
1990/July Double K Gallery, 318 N. La Cienega Blvd. LA
1989/May Mothra Gallery, Columbus Ohio  “Wrapped in Black”

MUSEUM
2007/Nov Palm Springs Museum, “Artists Council 39th National Juried Exhibition”

TV/FILM
2012 American Express Commercial (Azizi Ansari)
2012 Budweiser - Eternal Optimism Super Bowl
2011 Rules of Engagement (tv show)
2012 Two and a Half Men (tv show)
2011 Time Warner Cable Commercial
2011 Old Spice Commercial
2010 Apple Commercial
2010 Charter Communications Commercial
2007 “Ocean’s 13” (2 paintings featured)
2004 Lexus Advertisement (print ad)
2004 AT&T Commercial
2002 Bernie Mac show
2001 New Dramatic Series (TV) “HMO”
1992 Art-House Film “The Pros & Cons of Breathing” - By Robert Munich



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