Marcella Rose is an award-winning artist whose career spans over three decades. Known for her rich textures, vibrant colors and graceful lines, Marcella's passion for life is reflected in her oil, watercolor, and mixed-media paintings as well as her sculptures.
Before launching the Marcella Rose brand, Marcella conceptualized, designed and illustrated product designs of licensed properties for major manufacturers and licensors in both the mass and gift markets. Elegant and casual dinnerware, bedding, fabrics, home decor, furniture, women's accessories and jewelry are amongst the thousands of items she developed. Marcella has won numerous awards for her designs and dynamic lines that she created for many prominent corporations including: Disney, Warner Brothers, Mattel, Parmount, Zak Designs, Enesco, Oneida,and Westland Giftware.
Recently, Marcella and her licensing partner, Surya Rugs, won the prestigious First Place in the Handmade Category 2006 MAGNIFICENT CARPET AWARD. The award was sponsored and presented by Architectural Digest during the 2006 International Rug Market in Atlanta.
Born in Minnesota, Marcella's career has taken her to Missouri, Arizona and the Pacific Northwest. She now resides in Washington, where she works in her studio on the river, and draws inspiration from her beloved pets and the surrounding nature and wildlife.
Echoing the rose, Marcella believes...
"We are all on the same journey; just at different places on the path. Surrounding ourselves with beautiful things reminds us to celebrate the way. Like raindrops we transform ourselves and everything. Remember the rose..."