Peter Rose is a professor in the Film department at the University of the Arts. His works in film, video, installation and performance have received extensive national and international exhibition, including shows at the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Centre Pompidou, the Philadelphia Museum, the Yokohama Museum of Art, the Fabric Workshop and Museum, the Rotterdam International Film Festival and the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
His work has won numerous awards of distinction at festivals around the world and has been the subject of a number of critical reviews in Art Forum, Afterimage, American Film, Cinematograph, Millennium Film Journal, The New York Times and The Village Voice. He has had over 60 one-man exhibitions of his work, has lectured on his work widely, and is the recipient of several prestigious fellowships, including four from the National Endowment for the Arts, 11 from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and both Guggenheim and Pew Foundation Fellowships. His work is included in several major international collections.
Commissions have included performance work for New Music America; video installation for an electronic commemoration of Ben Franklin's death; experimental documentaries on Jody Pinto, Stephen Berg and Martin Puryear for the Fairmount Park Art Association; and a permanent video installation for the Philadelphia International Airport. He is handled as an independent video artist by Renew Media; the Filmmaker's Coop in New York City, Light Cone in Paris and Canyon Cinema in San Francisco carry his work; and the Academy Film Archive has chosen to conserve his films as significant representatives of the American avant-garde tradition.