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Elizabeth Rosen is an award winning designer, illustrator and painter. She received a BFA from Parsons School of Design, with a degree in Communication Design. She has taught design, illustration and portfolio preparation at Parsons School of Design. She has worked as an art director in advertising and has run her own graphic design and illustration business for many years. She has been a commercial illustrator for 15 years, and a painter/assemblage artist throughout.


Have included The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Joyce Theatre, Nobu, American Express, Time Warner, Nickelodeon, The Village Voice, Bad Boy Records, Planet Hollywood, Coca-Cola and Pepsi.


Her painting titled “We The People” was exhibited at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, and included in the book Art for Obama: Manifest Hope and the Campaign for Change.

Her ‘Broadway on Broadway’ painting appeared 10 stories high in Times Square during a theatre celebration.

Her paintings and assemblage pieces are in collections all over the world.

After many years in Manhattan and a few in Singapore and Australia, Elizabeth lives in upstate New York with her family.

Please see about page for more in-depth information

illustrated books

Two Scarlet Songbirds (Doubleday)
Portraits of Jewish American Heroes (Knopf) Winner of 2009 New Mexico Book Awards.
Qi Gong (Andrews McMeel)
The Soul of Africa (Andrews McMeel)
The Language of Letting Go (Hayhouse)

recent showings

Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock, New York "ASK for Arts" participation 3 times (first Saturdays walking gallery tour in Kingston, NY) 1199 Union Gallery at Democratic National Convention (Denver Colorado, 2007)
Village Gallery (East Haddam, CT)
Zuni, New York, NY (on-going for 15 years)


Recognition or award from: Singapore Creative Circle, Australian Writers and Art Directors, Print Magazine, Society of Publication Designers, United Nations, Art Directors Club, and Parsons School of Design.