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 Rose Frantzen  (1965 - )

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Lived/Active: Iowa      Known for: idealistic figure

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Rose Frantzen
Oil Painting, 42 x 56"
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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Rose Frantzen paints figures set in surreal or abstract settings. A native Iowan, she returned to her small hometown of Maquoketa after years away studying and working.

Frantzen began her art studies at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. At first her professors steered her towards commercial art. When an advertising executive viewed some of her first paintings he told her that if he could paint like that he would never paint commercial art. Another turning point was meeting her mentor, Richard Schmid, whom she studied with at Connecticut's Lyme Academy of Arts.

At 25, Frantzen returned to her hometown when her parents urged her to buy the old city hall which she later renovated into a large gallery with her studio on the second floor. Frantzen began painting the people of Maquoketa. Her first model was her friend Ethel and later she found her models at the Sales Barn, where local farmers buy and sell cattle, the Bingo Parlor and country music dances at the community center.

Source: Southwest Art, November 2003


Biography from Wendt Gallery:
Born and raised in Maquoketa, Iowa, the artist attended the American Academy of Art in Chicago. She participated in art fairs, winning awards and quickly drew the attention of galleries. Rose also attended the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut and informally studied under Master painter Richard Schmid. Her paintings were showcased in "Southwest Art Magazine"’s tribute to Schmid.

She was featured in "American Artist" and recognized in "Art Talk" as one of the “Young and Upcoming Artists in the United States”. Her work has been in numerous group shows across the country including Artist’s Forum International’s 2002 exhibition of premiere representational artists at the Denver Colorado History Museum.

Rose’s figurative and still-life paintings are unique, along with the handcrafted frames that are an integral part of her overall work. Rose, whose style combines realism and impressionism, says, “I have found that painting from life allows for the possibility to come into a heightened relationship with the subject, all of my senses can be engaged. It almost requires an acceptance of ‘not being in control’, simply witnessing, which opens me to the world, revealing life beyond my expectations.”


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