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Rosina M. Carosa Edit Profile

artist , nun

Rosina M. Carosa, American nun, artist. Joined Order of St. Clare, 1960. Recipient numerous grants; recipient painting awards Gardenstate Water Color Society Members Show, 1991, 16th Annual Juried Art Show, Burlington County (New Jersey) Cultural and Heritage Department, 1992, 17th Annual Juried Art Show, 1993. Member Gardenstate Watercolor Society, Association Uniting Religion and Art, Trenton Artist Workshop Association, New Arts Program.

Background

Carosa, Rosina M. was born on July 1, 1940 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Giocondo Jack and Carmela Lily Carosa.

Education

Student, Marymount College, 1958-1960;student, Caldwell (New Jersey) College, 1971-1972.

Career

Head art department, Monastery of St. Clare, Bordentown, New Jersey, 1973-1974;member liturgy committee, Monastery of St. Clare, Bordentown, New Jersey, since 1981;retreat director, novice mistress, Monastery of St. Clare, Bolivia, 1975-1980. Member Holy Name Federation of Poor Clares, vocation director, since 1988. Instructor Monastery of St. Clare, since 1988.

Guest speaker, consultant.

Achievements

  • Joined Order of St. Clare, 1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman show The Upstairs Gallery, Bordentown, New Jersey, 1994. Group shows include St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia, 1992, Association Uniting Religion and Art, Philadelphia, 1992, Engineers Armory, Philadelphia, 1992, Midwestern Franciscan Federation, Viterbo College, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1993, Trenton (New Jersey) City Museum, 1993, 94, Peter Madero Gallery, New York City, 1994, Smithville Mansion Festival '94, Easthampton, New Jersey, 1994 (Merit award 1994), New Jersey Network, Trenton, 1995, numerous others. Contributor poetry to publications.

Membership

Member Gardenstate Watercolor Society, Association Uniting Religion and Art, Trenton Artist Workshop Association, New Arts Program.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading (psychology, spirituality), languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French), walking, blowing bubbles.

Connections

father:
Giocondo Jack

mother:
Carmela Lily Carosa