Thank you to the California Arts Council
​for awarding Rock Rose Gallery a 2016-18 Cultural Pathways Grant.

A new category designed to support ​small and grassroots organizations. We look forward to informing you of future ​Visual and Performing Arts Programs and Workshops for Youth. Thank you to our Fiscal Receiver - Latino Arts Network​

MISSION: Bridging Communities through the Arts. Continuing the legacy of mentor,
C. Bernard "Jack" Jackson, co-founder of the Inner City Cultural Center.


To be continued...
Rosamaria Marquez and our community of Artists and Friends

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Rock Rose Gallery is proud to introduce "The Folk Tree" art collection curated by founder/owner Rocky Behr who passed away in 2016. Rock Rose is committed to continuing her legacy, offering an incredibly beautiful array of authentic Mexican and Latin American folk art hand picked by "Rocky, who was an intrepid traveler, writer, collector and staunch supporter of artists and artisans,  an important pillar in folk art in the country.” Friend, Victor Solis  ​In addition to art, we will provide folk art workshops and conversations with local and guest artists, becoming a welcoming destination for visiting artists, students and community to enjoy and study all that comes with creating Folk Art. 

A multi-cultural Arts Incubator for the Visual and Performing Arts, Rock Rose has provided an inviting and safe space for youth, neighbors and local artists to explore their creativity since opening August of 2000. 
For information: call Producer/Director,  Rosamaria Marquez at (323) 635-9125
email: rockroseart@yahoo.com  ​ Located at 4108 N. Figueroa St., Historic Highland Park, CA 90065.

Rock Rose Arts Interns June 7.2019 Academia Avance
​Sr.Breakfast ​Chris Espinoza, Henry Umana, Ivan Vergara

Grateful to street artist John Zender for giving the Rock Rose Gallery sign a 2018 surprise Face Lift! 

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Participating Artists
Andrew Cervantez
Rosamaria Marquez
​Dottie Gleason
Emelda Gutierrez
Jane McCabe
Mario Hernandez
Socrates
GlassellBark 2019

KEEPING THE DREAM ALIVE! 

​​ $2,500 Goal

​Community Involvement

Madre Inmigrante
exhibiting through 6/30/2019

Rochalinne "Rocky" Behr 1929 - 2016, Founder, Owner of The Folk Tree

Rock Rose participated in the Highland Park Heritage Trust 35th Anniversary Celebration​, Sunday, March 18, 2018, 10am - 5pm at Abbey San Encino, 6211 Arroyo Glen Street in historic Highland Park. We'll feature the Folk Tree Collection. WE LOVED SUPPORTING THIS EVENT. INTRODUCED OUR FOLK TREE COLLECTION

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We can do this with your help!             

Artwork by
​Cecilia Marmol

Zoe Blaq
Salvador Correa
Margarita Fick
Margaret Garcia Huntrezz Janos Skira Martinez
Marcy Miranda
Gloria Vasquez-Warner


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Youth Arts Internship Program 2018-2019
Now in our 3rd year, we work with seniors from Academia Avance Charter High School: 

  • Their current project is cataloguing folk art inventory from the Folk Tree inventory, including photography and researching artists involved.
  • Learning about the business of Art, from opening the doors to learning construction skills, curating an exhibit and being engaged in the community, i.e. learning culinary arts by volunteering at L.A. Kitchen and participate in the Grand Park Rangers Program. 

Rock Rose working with the Lummis Days Community Foundation

  • Board Member since the inception, 14 years 
  • Annually host the Lummis Days Fdn Board meetings and monthly Festival Committee meetings
  • Co-Producer of the Festival's official Arts Project.
  • Co-Producer of the June weekend Festival performance stages

MAJOR DONORS

- *California Arts Council 2016-18 -LACity - Councilman Gil Cedillo
ARTS ANGELS

* Highland Park Ebell Club *Armando Zubia/Passages Ent.
​*Marquez Family  *Magdalena Alba
*Paul & Darenka Postal *Suzie Hsi  *Renee Quinn *Tomas Benitez
​  *Dr. Martina Ayala   *Maydy Bran-Orona   *Olga Hall

*Mary Fitzpatrick   *Britta Couris   *Carmela Gomes