After completing an honours degree in 1997, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Museum and Gallery Curation in 2000, Rose Strang worked as an arts curator and artist until 2012 when she began to focus solely on painting.
As curator and lead artist she worked on public art projects in Scotland and the West Midlands, including a two-year project for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and as Lead Artist for Glasgow’s NHS building development at Leverndale Hospital.
2000 -2002. Post Graduate Diploma, Museum and Gallery Curation, St Andrews University
1994 – 1997. BA (HONS) Fine Art and Related Arts. Chichester University
1992 – 1993. National Certificate, Art and Design. Telford College, Edinburgh
1990 – 1991. National Certificate, Theatre Studies and Performance, Stevenson College, Edinburgh
In 2018 she was accepted as a professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists (SSA).
Times critic Giles Sutherland said of Rose's work in a Times review:
"Rose Strang brings the whole force of experience and love of nature into her work ... You can see the work's been layered, and there's a lot of experimentation, a lot of energy and love."
Rose's work has been shown in galleries around the UK, including public galleries such as the Royal Scottish Academy and City Art Centre in Edinburgh. Her work has also been exhibited in galleries in Berlin and Corte Real, Portugal.
2019: "Winter Miniatures", Abbeyhill Studio, Edinburgh
"Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis", Demarco Galleries, Summerhall, Edinburgh
"Ardban", Limetree Gallery An Ealdhain, Fortwilliam, Scotland
2018: "Wells of Arthur’s Seat", Abbeyhill Studio, Edinburgh
2017: "Isle of Harris", Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh
2016: "Harbour", Freespace Gallery, Edinburgh
2015: " Borders Country", Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh
2014: " Sea and Sky", Marchmont Gallery, Edinburgh
"Eigg Island", Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh