Featured Artist

Rose Gates, artist

87 Hurlcroft Road, Milton, MA  617-696-9811  gatesrd@comcast.net

Rose is a visionary artist painting in acrylics, oils, and mixed media, utilizing photo transfers, stencils, and gold leaf. She works and teaches from her home studio in Milton, MA.

Rose has studied at the New England School of Art and Design, Boston, MA. She has participated in “plein air” workshops in Rockport, MA with David Curtis, and studied for five years with William St. George, Boston, MA. Rose is currently studying Advanced Painting with Marlene Oliver at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

Flower Blooming

Her paintings have been exhibited throughout New England and have won numerous awards. She is a current member of The Milton Art Center, Duxbury and Quincy Art Associations, and the South Shore Art Center. Her work reflects many styles, ranging from realistic to abstract to ethereal. Her paintings challenge the eye with their bold and joyful color as well as their strong design and sense of timelessness.


2016   60th Arts Festival, Hingham, Mixed-Media, Camila & Rosa del Monte
Artist of the Month, Caldwell Banker, 30+ paintings.
1st Annual Juried Show, Milton Art Center, Mixed Media, Virgin de Guadalupe Hydrangeas.
Duxbury Art Winter Juried Show, Mixed Media, Marlene’s Flowers

2015 Gallery 334, Milton Art Center, I Love Art Community Show, multiple works
Duxbury Art Association Winter Juried Show, Mixed Media, Flowers Blooming 
Gallery 334, Those Who Teach, Do It!, Blue Ribbon Award for Visual Codes, Mixed Media
Cape Cod Art, Spring Juried Show, A Walk Along the Beach, oil
South Shore Art Center, Beach, honorable mention

2014 Duxbury Art Association Annual Member Show, On the Bay.
Gallery 334, Milton Art Center, Off the Wall members show, multiple works

2013 Duxbury Art Winter Juried Show, Mixed Media, Forbidden City, 3rd place
The 14th Annual Art Show Benefit for Family Planning, West Tisbury, MA
Arts Festival, South Shore Art Center, Cohassett, MA, members show
Duxbury Art Association, Water’s Edge members show

2012 Abby Park, Milton, MA One Woman Exhibition, Mandalas in Nature
Akillian Gallery, Quincy Arts Affair, Blue Ribbon Winners Exhibit, City.
Wotiz Gallery, Celebrating Milton 350 years, group show
The 17th Annual Arts Affair at Marina Bay, Quincy Art Association, 2nd place
Gallery 334, Milton Art Center, The Art of Experience, Senior Members’ Exhibit
North River Art Association, Marshfield, MA, members show

2011 The 16th Annual Arts Affair at Marina Bay, Quincy Art Association, 2nd place
The 13th Annual Art Show Benefit for Family Planning, West Tisbury, MA.
The Quincy Art Association, Spring into Art members show