Alexandra Rose's process of creation allows for a therapeutic ritual of understanding to take on a physical shape. She focuses attention on the body as the unique vessel for the human experience, revealing the themes of growth, change, and the evolution of the authentic self.
Alexandra Rose Weaver grew up in Grass Valley, California but currently lives in Yosemite National Park. She recently received her BFA in studio arts at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. Previously, she attended Carnegie Mellon University, studying scenic and lighting design. After living in the city of steel, she moved to Santa Fe by train in 2012. She received her AA in Inter-media Fine Arts at Santa Fe Community College before transferring to IAIA. Through the support of the SFCC head of photography, Will Wilson, she was inducted as a SITE Scholar and has since shown photographs in Santa Fe and New York. The years she has spent as a student, with passionate teachers, have shaped her vision of becoming an educator. She will continue to pursue her MFA, while researching art as therapy, so that she may contribute to and empower future generations of artists.