Rosemarie Fiore is a painter, sculptor, and performance artist. She has worked on developing and constructing her "Smoke Painting Tools" for almost 20 years. Harnessing and mixing the colored smoke released from fireworks, these tools paint on paper. She used them to create large abstract works on paper for exhibitions, commissions, and performances around the world.
Her work has been exhibited by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Weatherspoon Museum, Queens Museum and others. Fiore is a fellow of The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, The Golden Foundation, Akrai Sicily, Art OMI and Sculpture Space. She has been granted fellowships through the Avery Foundation, NYSCA, NYFA, BCA and The Walentas- Sharpe Foundation.
She is a member of MacDowell’s Board of Directors and is the president of the MacDowell Fellow’s Executive Committee.