Rose R. Schaffer Biography

Rose R. Schaffer

American

1908-1989

Biography

Painter, printmaker, and art lecturer Rose R. Schaffer was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1908. She studied at the Art Students League from 1935 to 1940, pursuing painting under George Bridgeman and Ivan Oninsky, and printmaking under Antonio Frasconi and Seong Moy, among others.

Schaffer exhibited at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Delgado Museum in New Orleans, and the National Academy of Design, as well as with the Philadelphia Print Club, of which she was a member. Her work is in the collections of the Smithsonian Museum; the Norfolk (VA) Museum of Arts and Sciences; the Springfield (MA) Museum of Art; and the Montclair Museum and the State Cultural Center, both in New Jersey.

Shaffer died in New Jersey in 1989.