Portrait of a live frog as prince charming.
Claire Rosen is a photographer, video artist and educator. She loves big dresses, vintage taxidermy and adventures. Much of her inspiration comes from fairy tales, fables and other children's stories. She 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 Photo Annual, International Photography Awards, Prix de la Photographie, Sony World Awards, Artists Wanted: Exposure as well as The Art Project: W Magazine. Claire is currently represented by Verve Gallery, Gallery 51 and Asymmetrick Arts; her images have been exhibited widely and are included in many collections. She has been featured in the Communication Arts Insights & Fresh Profiles, Creative Quarterly Journal, Direct Art, PhotoCine News and The Montclair Times. Claire has been commissioned to create images for a wide range of companies, her client list includes Jumeirah International, Random House, Neiman Marcus at Short Hills, Doubleday Magazine, Prevention Magazine, N.E.E.T Magazine, London Sunday Fashion Times, Bangz Salon & Spa, Alex Randall Bespoke Lighting, Ryan Wilde Millinery, Alex Young and Cora Pearl Underpinnings. In addition, Claire lectures and teaches photography workshops around the world through the International Center for Photography, The New Jersey Visual Arts Center, Unique University, The Yard School, Gulf Photo Plus, The Foundry Workshops, NORDphotography and The Compelling Image. 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 recieved her AA from Bard College at Simonâ€™s Rock in 2003.