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Joey Rose is a freelance muralist, illustrator, painter and Co-Director for Sea Walls Emeryville: a mural festival bringing awareness to issues effecting our Bay and by extension, our Oceans. He received his BFA in Illustration at California College of the Arts with distinction. Joey is a licensed C-33 Painting Contractor, combining his technical abilities with his art practice to paint whimsical, meaningful murals. He’s been commissioned by several public and private entities, including: The City of Emeryville, Upside Foods, Usertesting, Habitat Horticulture, Seven Stills, Popsockets, Artworks Downtown, The City of Dublin and more. Joey’s murals are always site-specific and typically inspired by the local natural environment and it's inhabitants.

 

Email: joey@joeyrosestudio.com

Call or Text: 530.306.4364

@joeyrosestudio

Contractor License #1036970 

 

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EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

2013-2017

San Francisco, CA

BFA in Illustration with Distinction

 

MURALS

2016   BALDWIN HIGH SCHOOL Wailuku, HI

2017   CCA DONOR GALA San Francisco, CA

2017   SONNY VICK’S PAVING COMPANY Waikapu, HI

2017   BRYANT STREET APARTMENTS San Francisco, CA 

2018   EMERYVILLE GREENWAY Emeryville, CA

2018   HABITAT HORTICULTURE Berkeley, CA 

2018   HOALOHA FARMS Waikapu, HI

2019   PANGEASEED FOUNDATION’S SEAWALLS: MAUI, Wailuku, HI

2019   POPSOCKETS San Francisco CA

2019   KIPLING RETAIL Livermore, CA

2019   7 STILLS MISSION TAPROOM San Francisco, CA

2019   SUNNYVALE STATE OF THE CITY Sunnyvale, CA

2019   7 STILLS 100 HOOPER TAPROOM San Francisco, CA

2020   PRIVATE RESIDENCE Latrobe, CA

2020   PANGEASEED HOME 2020 Emeryville, CA

2020   FRANCISCO ST APARTMENTS San Francisco, CA 

2020   LOKELANI INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Kihei, HI

2021   USERTESTING San Francisco, CA

2021   HABITAT HORTICULTURE Berkeley, CA

2021   SEA WALLS SANTA CRUZ Santa Cruz, CA

2022   UPSIDE FOODS Emeryville, CA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-Present   Licensed California State Contractor C-33 Painting and Decorating #1036970

2014                Appnexio Graphic Designer

2015-17           Maintained and Installed Living Walls for Habitat Horticulture

2016                Collaborated with local artists for a mural at Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI

2018-Present   Contract graphic artist for Popsockets LLC

2018                Collaborated with U.C. Berkeley’s Essig Museum of Entomology to design and complete two public, large-scale murals and corresponding interpretive signs for The City of Emeryville’s Greenway Park.

2018                Led and organized a team of Artists for the creation of a compost center mural on Hoaloha Farms, Waikapu, HI 

2019                Chosen as a guest artist for Pangeaseed Foundation’s Seawalls: Maui. Donated mural for ocean awareness and education, Wailuku, HI

2019                Live mural painting for Sunnyvale’s State of the City 2019 Co-curated the 2019 CCA Illustration Alumni Gallery Show

2020                Assisted Edwin Ushiro at Pow! Wow! Mural Festival’s 10-year Anniversary

2020                Featured Artist and Panelist in Pangeaseed Foundation’s HOME 2020 Mural Festival

2020                Public Art project for the City of Dublin’s Butterfly Knoll Park with an emphasis on Community Engagement and native butterflies

2020                Judge for Bow Seat's Ocean Awareness Youth Art Competition

2020-21           Core Team member for Pangeaseed Foundation’s Seawalls Mural Festival: Santa Cruz 

2021-22           Co-Director and Producer Sea Walls Emeryville: Artists for Oceans: a Mural Festival featuring 17 international and local Artists

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The City of Emeryville, CA

The City of Wailuku, HI

 

PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA

Irizarry, Alyssa. “Meet a Wavemaker: Artists Alexandra Underwood & Joey Rose.” Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs, Bow Seat, 27 Feb. 2019, bowseat.org/news/meet-a-wavemaker-artists-alexandra-underwood-joey-rose/.

Tanji, Melissa. “Painting Wailuku town in ‘Sea Walls.”’ Maui News, 29 Jan. 2019, www.mauinews.com/news/local-news/2019/01/painting-wailuku-town-in-sea-walls/ 

Oboyski, Peter. “Ascend with Bay Area Insects.” Essig Museum of Entomology, 10 Oct. 2018, essig.berkeley.edu/ascend/.

Towne, Erika. “Sunnyvale's State of the City Address a Breath of Fresh Air.” The Silicon Valley Voice, The Silicon Valley Voice, 18 Sept. 2019, www.svvoice.com/sunnyvales-state-of-the-city-address-a-breath-of-fresh-air/.

Streetartsf. “Riding with Insects.” Street Art SF, 27 June 2018, streetartsf.tumblr.com/post/175289666439/riding-with-insects-joey-rose-west-by-midwest.

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2013   El Dorado Arts Council Scholarship

2013-17   Lucille Knutson Leslie Scholarship

 

TEACHING

2016   Hui No’eau Camp Kaluanui Teaching Assistant, Makawao, HI

2016   Ponderosa High School Art Program Guest Speaker, Shingle Springs, CA

2016-17   Robert Hunt Teaching Assistant CCA Illustration Department, San Francisco, CA

2018   Professional Practice Guest Speaker CCA Illustration Department, San Francisco, CA

2019   Professional Practice Guest Speaker CCA Illustration Department, San Francisco, CA

2020   Professional Practice Guest Speaker CCA Illustration Department, San Francisco, CA

2022   Guest Speaker at The University of San Diego, San Diego, CA