The Artist

Sheena Rose is a contemporary Caribbean artist who lives and works in Barbados. Sheena is a Fulbright Scholar and holds a BFA Honors degree, Barbados Community College, 2008 as well as an MFA from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 2016.


Sheena has a multi-disciplinary practice. Her oeuvre includes hand-drawn animations, drawings, paintings, performance art, and new media.  Sheena has exhibited regionally and internationally. Her work has been shown in the Caribbean, South America, The USA, Canada, Europe, Africa, and Asia.


Sheena has been a participant in the Havana Biennial, Venice Biennial, Gwangju Biennial, Jamaica Biennial, and has exhibited in such art institutions as MoCADA, Queens Museum, Turner Contemporary Gallery and  Residency Gallery. 


Sheena has been the recipient of a number of international artist's residencies and her work has also been included in a number of Art Fairs, Film Festivals and Auctions such as  Prizm Art Fair, Third Horizon Film Festival and Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Auction- Art for Life. 


Sheena's work is also featured on the cover of three books, Small Axe 43, "See Me Here," Robert and Christopher Publishers and in 2015 her work graced the cover of Naomi Jackson's book "The Star Side of Bird Hill". Huffington Post and E People Magazine voted that cover one of the best book covers for the year 2015.


In 2017, Sheena performed her piece “Island and Monster” at the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts, London and also at MoCADA, NYC.


Sheena has been featured in the New York  Times, Huffington Post, Travel & Leisure Magazine, and Vogue. In 2018, Sheena created poster artwork for the play "Emma and Max", written and directed by Todd Solondz. In 2019, She created a  two-story mural at the Inter- American Development Bank Headquarters in Washington DC. Sheena also created nine feet tall women mural for an exhibition called "The Other Side of Now" in the Perez Art Museum Miami.

Sheena Rose is also known for her art presence on social media. 

You can follow Sheena Rose's art adventures @sheenaroseartist.

Lulu is Lost

Pen and Ink on Acid-Free paper

7 inches x 10 inches


Copyright 2021  by Sheena Rose

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