Rosemary Rae

ROSEMARY-RAE

VERMONT COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS (VCFA)

Based in San Diego, Rosemary is a creative director/designer, artist, writer and teacher. As owner of Rosemary Rae Design, she specializes in print, working closely with clients to shape collateral for events, fundraising and communication needs. Since graduating from Moore College of Art & Design in 1989, she has created advertising, branding, annual reports, posters and invitations for real estate companies, financial institutions, museums and nonprofits. She also teaches Typography, sharing her love of letterforms with her students. Her interest in vintage wood and metal type and the process of letterpress inspired her to create a unique line of greeting cards. Rosemary is currently a MFA candidate exploring design, typography, poetry and book making. As much as technology has invaded her life, she yearns for the tactile experience. Working everyday in a realm where structure and grid are imperative, she likes to rebel and rediscover the joy of process, collage and haptic experimentation.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Livingston NJ and San Diego CA

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Lefty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Lucy Pevensie, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

FAVORITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?
Sex and the City

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
I’ll listen to pretty much anything

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Rauschenberg

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
The True Secret of Writing by Natalie Goldberg

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
BlinkNow

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Creating collages

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER…?
A painter

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Busy being original, complicated, changeable – Toni Morrison
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