Rosemarie Chiarlone (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) lives/works in Miami, Florida. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and at Florida International University receiving a BFA and a Master’s degree in the arts. Her work explores the fragility of the human condition defined by multifaceted factors which address gender, societal and political contexts. These concepts are explored in installations, works on paper, and book art.
Chiarlone has exhibited both nationally and internationally in numerous solo and group exhibitions including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; Galerie Verein Berliner Kunstler, Berlin; McMullen Museum of Art, Boston, MA; Center for the Book Arts, NYC; University of Gloucestershire, England; University of Kyoto, Japan; Universidad de Costa Rica and the Museo de Artsy Diseno Contempranio, San Jose, Costa Rica; Deering Estate, Miami, FL; USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL; and the Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL. She has received honors and awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Florida Visual Arts Fellowship and was a nominee for the Joan Mitchell Fellowship in 2020. Chiarlone has participated in residencies at the Deering Estate, Vermont Studio Center, and Oolite Arts (formerly ArtCenter/South Florida).
Her work is included in the collections of Yale University Beinecke Library, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Center for Book Arts, NYC, Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Bainbridge Island Museum, Deering Estate, The Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination, The Arthur & Mata Jaffe Collection of Books as Aesthetic Objects, Bienes Museum of the Modern Book, Girls Club/Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection, The Mosquera Collection, Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design, Princess Caroline of Monaco, and in numerous national university and college special collections and archives.