Marcella Rose traces her artistic roots and love for the natural world back to her formative years growing up on a farm in western Minnesota. After Graduating with M State, Moorhead, Minnesota, Marcella’s art career carried her to Phoenix, Kansas City and Spokane. Her fine art encompasses sculpture, jewelry design and oil painting. Feminine figures and animals have long been a central focus of Marcella Rose’s passionate work. Acting upon a long-held desire to focus on her core passion for the fine arts, she then moved to Santa Fe. More recent, she returned to Minnesota and now resides on Prairie Lake, just north of Pelican Rapids. Marcella owns tranquil Rose Gallery and Lady of the Lake Studio in Pelican Rapids, offering Inspirational art, including acclaimed bronze sculpture of Spirit Rising™, the monumental Minnesota Woman, who ranks the only ice age, oldest human archaeological find in North America today. Currently she is partnering with the FM Ballet in creation of 'Spirit Rising, Ballet' based on her bronze sculpture and the 'Spirit Rising' story she wrote in prose. This Summer Marcella Rose Exhibited in the prestigious ART Santa Fe show, and as a result, ART Business News Magazine published an article about Marcella's Sculpture inspiration for 'Spirit Rising. Marcella's work appeared in Southwest Art magazine’s “Essence of Wildlife” issue, Feb. 2016. Previously, her art was in The Art Collector, Southwest Art Collector and Cowgirl magazines, among others — including a cover feature in Art Chowder. In both 2014 and 2015, Marcella was commissioned by the National Bison Association to sculpt its Gold Trophy Award, presented to the “Producer of the Year.” She was a featured artist at the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame Museum in 2013, and has participated in solo and group exhibitions around the Midwest, Northwest and Southwest. Marcella Has served 3 consecutive years as a mentor for art students with Lake Region Arts Council. Her story has aired on the KFAI Minneculture Radio, (Minnesota), PBS (Minnesota) Pioneer Public TV’s “Postcards” program and on the PBS (North Dakota) Prairie Public ”Mosaics” program. Recent press coverage also has included several articles in regional newspapers and magazines around the Red River Valley of western Minnesota and North Dakota. Marcella Rose is a member of National Sculptor Society, Society of Minnesota Sculptors, Oil Painters of America, Mountain Oyster Club Arts, The Arts Partnership, MN Arts, Made in Minnesota, Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists, Art of the Lakes, Lake Region Arts Council Mentor, She is currently represented by Grande Gallery, Galleria Edina, DATG Concepts Gallery, Miami, Center for Visual Arts, Steamboat Springs, CO, among others in Minnesota, ND, Washington and Idaho.