Sheena Rose is a contemporary Caribbean artist from Barbados. In 2008, Sheena graduated with a BFA degree with Honors at Barbados Community College, and in 2016, she received her Masters in Fine Arts at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Fulbright Scholarship. Sheena works with multimedias such as hand drawn animations, drawings, paintings, performance art, mixed media and new media.
Sheena has exhibited locally and internationally in the Caribbean, South America, North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. In 2011, Sheena had her first solo show “Town to Town” at the Barbados Community College and was the first passed student to have a solo show there. Sheena represented Barbados in many biennials such as the Havana Biennial, Venice Biennial, Gwangju Biennial, Jamaica Biennial, and participated in many museums and galleries such as MoCADA, Queens Museum, Turner Contemporary Gallery, Residency Gallery. Sheena has been awarded residencies at Alice Yard (Trinidad), Greatmore Art Studio (Cape Town, South Africa), Tembe Art Studio (Moengo, Suriname), and OAZO-AIR (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Art Omi (Ghent, New York) The Hermitage Artist Retreat ( Florida).
Her work has also been included in Art Fairs, Film Festivals and Auctions such as Prizm Art Fair, Third Horizon Film Festival and Rush Philanthropic Foundation Arts Auction- Art for Life. Sheena Rose’s work is also on the cover of three books, Small Axe 43. “See Me Here,” Christopher and Roberts Publisher and in 2015 her work is on the cover of Naomi Jackson’s book called “The Star Side of BirdHill”. The Cover has been awarded from Huffington Post and EPeople Magazine as one of the best book cover for the year 2015.
My Home Is Not Your BackyardFebruary 26 - March 26, 2017
Curated by Oshun Layne