Included in: Brooklyn 2013
Category: Creatures

Claire Rosen: Birds of a Feather

Artist’s Statement:

Birds of a Feather is a portraits series of live birds ranging from the common Parakeet to the exotic Hyacinth Macaw. The birds are posed against complimentary vintage wallpaper to encourage an optical illusion of visual blending.

Artist’s Bio:

Montclair, NJ

Claire Rosen is a photographer and video artist blending a fine art sensibility with commercial work to create whimsical imagery inspired by fairy tales, fables, and other children’s stories. Her fashion, fine art and advertising work touch on the bizarre and unusual with the themes of vintage circus, burlesque, magic, curiosities and natural science interwoven throughout the images. Rosen is drawn both to beauty and darkness as it exists in life, and her images explore this duality.

Claire’s work has been recognized by Communication Arts Photography Annual, The International Photography Awards, Graphis Photo Annual, Prix de la Photographie, The Sony World Awards, Artists Wanted: Exposure, The Art Project: W Magazine as well as being included on Forbes 30 brightest under 30 list in 2012 & 2013 for Art & Design. She has been featured in Communication Arts Insights and Fresh Profile, Creative Quarterly Journal, Direct Art, FotoTv, Friday Magazine, The Montclair Times, The Neo Collective, PDN’s Emerging Photographer, Photocine News and Refinery 29’s “Trade Secrets”.

Claire’s fine art work is represented by Asymmetrick Arts, Gallery 51, Ken Fulk Inc and Verve Gallery; She has been exhibited widely and her work is included in many public and private collections.

Her commercial client list includes Alex Randall Bespoke Lighting, Alex Young, Bangz Salon & Spa, Basset & Partners, Canvas Arts, Cora Pearl Underpinnings, Jumeriah International, Lleah Rae Design, Neiman Marcus, Nike Global Football, Random House Publishing and Ryan Wilde Millinery. Her work has been published in Crafts Magazine, Doubleday Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Harper’s Baazar Hong Kong, Hong Kong Tatler, Jumeriah Magazine, The London Sunday Fashion Times, Mayfair Magazine, Mia Magazine, Millionaire Lifestyle Magazine, N.E.E.T Magazine, Prevention Magazine, and Tatler Magazine.

In addition, Claire lectures and teaches courses around the world in photography through B&H, Foundry Workshops, Gulf Photo Plus, Hallmark Institute, International Center for Photography, The New Jersey Visual Arts Center, NORDphotography, Unique University and The Yard School. Claire is sponsored as one of Dynalite’s VIP shooters and is a liveBooks Ambassador.

Claire graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006 with a BFA in photography. She received a liberal arts AA degree from Bard College at Simon’s Rock in 2003.