Creatures From Elsewhere

Clare Rosean is a Chicago-based artist whose drawings are inspired by anxiety-inducing dream scenarios. Her work taps into the collective unconscious, illuminating the common but haunting dreamwork shared by people everywhere. Rosean, who received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010 and her MFA from the University of Chicago in 2012, shows at the Zg Gallery and has work at the University of Illinois and various private collections.

For her Zócalo Sketchbook, Rosean has built elaborate, dream-like worlds populated by strange characters living strange lives. …

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