Gossamer Rozen is Gossamer Elysian Farris.

26 years old in Northeastern Pennsylvania.



Interest in developing bodies of work utilizing sculpture, installation, textile and fashion design, toy design, illustration, and narrative.

I need to understand my own existence through my work.

Explored subjects include ritual and belief, sense of self and existence, the border between life and death, the essence of life, and consciousness.


AWARDS & SHOWS

MassArt Senior Show, May 2012
Boston, Massachusetts
Group show featuring work by the MassArt Class of 2012

MassArt Sculpture All School Show, Fall 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Juried competition
Group show featuring selected works by sculpture major students

MassArt Freshman All School Show, Spring 2009
Boston, Massachusetts
Juried competition

Group show featuring selected works by studio foundation students

Presidents’ Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 2008 – 2012
Boston, Massachusetts
Scholarship award toward study at Massart

Hazleton Art League Juried Art Exhibition and Scholarship, 2008
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Scholarship award toward study at an art or design school

Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Art Show, 2008
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Group show featuring work by Advanced Art high school students

Fine Arts Fiesta: Poster Entry Contest Winner, 2008
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Juried competition
Winning entry printed on exclusive t-shirts; poster design printed and framed for the artist.

Tokyopop, Inc.: Rising Stars of Manga 6, 2007
Online Event
Twenty-page black-and-white comic selected as one of the top twenty entries.
Entry listed online and available to be read on Tokyopop’s website for a limited time.

Tokyopop, Inc.: Rising Stars of Manga 5, 2006
Online Event
Twenty-page black-and-white comic selected as one of the top twenty entries.
Entry listed online and available to be read on Tokyopop’s website for a limited time.

EDUCATION

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, Massachusetts

B.F.A. in Sculpture, Received May 2012
Graduation with Academic Honors and Distinction

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