Clare Rojas

Clare Rojas’ paintings open a door to another dimension. Having studied both printmaking and painting, she achieves a personal surrealism by synthesizing her associations and experiences of colors, forms and sounds. The magic of Rojas’ storytelling manifests new realms and safe refuges for the viewer.

Past Artworks:

clare rojas feed the crows
Clare Rojas
Feed the Crows, 2021
Oil on linen
clare rojas meeee
Clare Rojas
Meeee, 2021
Oil on linen
clare rojas noise 4
Clare Rojas
Noise 4, 2020
Oil on linen

BIO

Clare Rojas was born in 1976 in Columbus, Ohio. She received a BFA in printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA in painting from School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


She has been awarded grants and residencies from: Artadia, Eureka Fellowship, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation and the Headlands Center for the Arts.


Solo exhibitions of her work have taken place at: the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; IKON Gallery in Birmingham, England; the Museum Het Domein in the Netherlands; the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University in Massachusetts; Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia; the Ulrich Museum of Art in Wichita, Kansas; the Knoxville Museum of Art in Tennessee; Belkin Satellite, in Vancouver; and the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art in San Francisco. 


Her work is in the permanent collections of: MoMA in New York; SFMOMA in California; the Dakis Jannou Collection in Athens, Greece; the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León in Spain; the Progressive Art Collection in Cleveland; the San Jose Museum of Art in California; the Berkeley Art Museum in California; and the Smart Museum at the University of Chicago.


Rojas lives and works in San Francisco, CA.

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