current and past shows, classes and commentary

Matt Brown Fine Arts, Lyme NH "Two Visions, Two Voices"  April 14th to June 8th 2019 

Anne and I will be having a show this spring at Matt Brown Fine Arts in Lyme NH. The show title is "Two Voices, Two Visions, Paintings by Anne and Jon Rose". The Show Opening will be Sunday April 14th 2 to 5 PM. Please save that date, we hope you can join us for what will be a major and exciting show. For additional information go to Matt Brown Fine Arts website:

AVA Gallery, Lebanon NH, Class  "Still Life Alive in Pastels!"  May 3rd to May 24th 2019

I will be teaching "Still Life Alive in Pastels!" again on Friday morning, 9AM to 11AM, May 3rd, May 10th, May 17th and May 24th, 2019. Please visit and look for their spring offerings.

Here is the course description from AVA: The still life genre comes alive with pastels! Bring your energy, curiosity and personal expression to the subject at hand. Class will start with a short presentation of pastel artwork and culminate with supportive critique. Open to all levels. 

TW Wood Gallery, Montpelier VT  "Annual Winter Juried Show"  Jan. 10th to April 1st 2019

I have two paintings in the Annual Winter Juried Show at TW WOOD GALLERY in Montpelier VT. The opening is January 10th 2019 at 5PM. The show runs until March 1st. Hope to see you at the opening. Please click on the image for the Gallery website or email me for more information:

Stockbridge Library Show, Stockbridge MA  "November Show"  Nov. 1st to Nov. 29th 2018

My work will be exhibited in a solo show at Stockbridge Library, Stockbridge MA during the month of November 2018. The show will feature work in oil, acrylic and pastel.

The show will go up on the 1st. The evening of the 2nd, there will be a concert by Berkshire Chamber Players. For more information click on the image and view the Stockbridge Library calendar. As there will not be a specific opening, please contact me at, if you have any questions or comments. Thank you and hope you get a chance to see the show.

Pastel Class Center for the Arts NH "Exploring Pastels"Oct. 3rd to Oct. 24th 2018

I will be teaching a pastel class at the Center for the Arts in New London NH on Wenesdays, October 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th. The class is for anyone interested in learning about pastel and is from 1pm to 3pm. Please click on the image for more information.

If you have any specific questions, please email me on the contact page.

Open Studio  197 Ely Road  North Thetford VT  Oct 6th to Oct. 7th 2018

Please plan to visit  during the Open Studio Tour: Oct. 6th & 7th, 2018. The tour includes 14 studios. This is a great opportunity to visit my studio and talk about art. For more information about the tour route click on the image above.