What She Missed •  Gold Medal Award, Mid Atlantic
Watercolor Show 2008,
2008 National Watercolor
Society Exhibition


Peruvian-born, Rosa Vera grew up in Washington, D.C. and Latin America.  She is an award-winning artist who paints in acrylics, encaustics, watercolor, mixed media and oils. She currently lives in Bethesda, Maryland and Lima, Peru.  Rosa has exhibited in national shows including the National Watercolor Society Show, International Society for Experimental Artists, The Art League of Alexandria, Watercolor USA, and the National Arts Club. 

She is represented by Touchstone Gallery    ( 

Rosa won the Presidents' Prize at the 2013 Annual International Juried Art Exhibit, International Society for Experimental Artists  and First Place in the 2012 Over 60 Competition in The Artist's Magazine, the 2010 Board of Directors Award at the International Exhibition, Watercolor  Art Society-Houston, and the Gold Medal, 
Board of Directors Award, Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition, Baltimore Watercolor Society, 2008Her work is in private collections in the US and overseas, as well as the permanent collection of the National Institutes of Health. 

Her paintings appear in the books:  AcrylicWorks 4: Captivating Color, 2016, Incite 2, Color Passions: The Best of Mixed Media, 2014,  Incite, The Best of Mixed Media , 2013,  AcrylicWorks: Best of Acrylic , 2014,  The Art Lovers' Cookbook-  San Antonio Edition, 2013, The  Artistic Touch 4, and Splash 12:  Artistic Vision.

Solo Exhibitions

2017       Periplos,
Galería Indigo, Lima, Perú
2014      Three Days, Three Crows, A farewell to Rosa Vera,
Kathleen Sommers, San Antonio, Texas
2012      Cappy's, San Antonio, Texas
2011       An Art Event: Rosa Vera, Kathleen Sommers, San Antonio, Texas

Selected Group Exhibitions

24th Annual International Juried Art Exhibit, International Society for Experimental Artists

22nd Annual International Juried Art Exhibit, International Society for Experimental Artists
Fiber Art Invitational Exhibit, Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, Kerrville, Texas 
Annual Exhibition, Southern Watercolor Society, Gadsden Arts Center, Quincy, Florida
Exquisite Quilt, Psychiatric Department, Health and Sciences, University of Texas, San  Antonio, Texas 
GAGA Show, High Wire Gallery, San Antonio, Texas 

GAGA at Rockport, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, Texas

Go GAGA, Gallery Nord, San Antonio, Texas
Life Forces, Art Institute of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas        
Grand National Watercolor Exhibition, Mississippi Museum of Art, Mississippi Watercolor Society, Jackson, Mississippi                        


Most works are available for purchase.  Please contact Rosa Vera.


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