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Rose Simpson

Rose B. Simpson is a mixed-media artist who works in ceramic, metal, fashion, painting, music, performance, and installation. She lives and works in Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. While studying automotive science, Rose B. Simpson built a moving piece of art: “Maria,” a black, refurbished 1985 Chevrolet El Camino named for famed Pueblo potter Maria Martinez.

STEAM skills applied

  • Engineering design
  • Transportation innovation
  • Futures thinking
  • Pinstriping and airbrushing
  • Performance Art


"Message from Rose Simpson"

Lowriders and Performance Art

  • Lowriders: Toby Morfin
    Hydraulics: Orlando Martinez
    Pinstriping: Randy Perraglio
    Airbrushing: Joey Montoya