Rose Curley is an interdisciplinary artist and creative nonfiction writer from Milwaukee. She received a BFA in Film/Animation/Video from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA in Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. For her current work in progress, a graphic memoir about transracial adoption, she received the Mary Nohl Fellowship for Emerging Artists in 2016. She presented her work in a talk called Where I’m Coming From at the Artists Now! Lecture Series at Peck School of the Arts in 2017. In the same year, she performed a stand up comedy special titled “I’m Not Who You Think I Am” at the Haggerty Museum of Art. Her fellowship was renewed in 2018 as the Mary Nohl Year II by the Mary Ann Evans Foundation. She has worked with teachers and students in Milwaukee through the Lynden Innovative Educators Institute and the Future Designers program at MIAD.