Theresa Rose lives and works in her beloved hometown, Philadelphia, PA. She works as both an artist and arts organizer. 
She earned a BA in Art Education from Tyler School of Art, Temple University and MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Her work has been part of exhibitions at Philadelphia's Institute of Contemporary Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, The Print Center, Little Berlin, Crane Arts and Seraphin Gallery. She is the founder of Philly Stake, an ongoing micro-granting event that funds creative, community-engaged projects. Rose recently curated a public art project with Jon Rubin in collaboration with the Mural Arts Program. Currently, she is curating visual and performance artist for the West Park Arts Fest, with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. She teaches in the Graduate Social Practice Program at Moore College of Art and Design. Rose was formerly the Visual Arts Program Director at FringeArts, as well as Public Art Project Manager for the City of Philadelphia. She is a practicing yogi.