rose besch

freelance illustrator
since 2004

hello!

i create colorful illustrations and fashionable characters for comics, games, movies, and toys.
some of my clients include MARVEL, DC, MATTEL, and LOOT CRATE





WORK HISTORY

2021

  • COVER ARTIST, Marvel Entertainment /// "Demon Days: Mariko" #01; "Demon Days: X-men" #01; "Silk" #02; "Spider-Man: Miles Morales" #26 - 27
  • COVER ARTIST, DC Entertainment /// "Batman" #108, #117; "Future State: Gotham" #03, #05 - 07, "Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow" #04; "Wonder Woman: Black and Gold" #05
  • COVER ARTIST, Dynamite Entertainment /// "Vampirella" #19, #25; "Invincible Red Sonja" #04
  • COVER ARTIST, Image Comics /// "Department of Truth" #09
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Aspyr Media /// "RWBY Grimm Eclipse: Definitive Edition" promo art sketches
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Illfonic /// "Arcadegeddon" key art

2020

  • COVER ARTIST, Marvel Entertainment /// "Spider-Woman" #09
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Impact Gameworks /// "Flowstone Saga" key art
  • SKETCH CARD ARTIST, Upper Deck /// "Marvel Anime 2020" sketch cards
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, SlugFest Games /// "The Red Dragon Inn: Evil Pooky" card illustrations
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Gravity Interactive /// "Ragnarok Transcendence" key art

2019

  • CONCEPT ARTIST, Gameloft ///
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Hi-Rez Studios /// "Smite Blitz" key art and icons

2018

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Gaia Interactive /// "Gaia Online" character designs and illustrations
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, 3D Spice /// "Gekikara" mascot design and bottle art
  • CONCEPT ARTIST, Mattel
  • ILLUSTRATOR, SlugFest Games /// "The Red Dragon Inn" #07 card illustrations

2017

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Gaia Interactive /// "Gaia Online" character designs and illustrations
  • CONCEPT ARTIST, Mattel ///
  • ILLUSTRATOR, SlugFest Games /// "The Red Dragon Inn" #06 card illustrations

2016

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Gaia Interactive /// "Gaia Online" character designs and illustrations
  • CONCEPT ARTIST / PRODUCTION ARTIST, Glu Mobile /// "Nicki Minaj: The Empire" clothing assets
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Loot Crate /// "Loot Anime" Enchant and Unity crate promo and product illustrations

2015

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Gaia Interactive /// "Gaia Online" character designs and illustrations
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Mattel /// "Ever After High" box art
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, SlugFest Games /// "The Red Dragon Inn" #05 character design and card illustrations

2014

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Gaia Interactive /// "Gaia Online" character designs and illustrations
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Gravity Interactive /// "Ragnarok Online" apparel design
  • PRODUCTION ARTIST, Mattel /// "Polly Pocket" box art
  • COVER ARTIST, Boom Studios /// "Bee and Puppycat" #09

2013

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Gaia Interactive /// "Gaia Online" character designs and illustrations
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST /// "Memoirs of a Former Dread Knight: The Starlit Candles" and "Memoirs of a Former Dread Knight: The Winter Heart" character designs and illustrations
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, SlugFest Games /// "The Red Dragon Inn" #04 character designs and card illustrations

2012

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, Gaia Interactive /// "Gaia Online" character designs and illustrations
  • UI ARTIST, Gravity Interactive /// "Ragnarok Online" patch client design
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST /// "Memoirs of a Former Dread Knight: The Vanguard King" character designs and illustrations

2011

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST /// "Memoirs of a Former Dread Knight: The Starlit Candles" character designs and illustrations
  • ILLUSTRATOR, American Greetings /// Greeting card artwork

2010

  • ILLUSTRATOR, American Greetings /// Greeting card artwork
  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, SlugFest Games /// "The Red Dragon Inn" #03 character designs and card illustrations

2009

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, American Greetings /// Character designs and greeting card artwork
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Soda Pop Miniatures /// "Super Dungeon Explore" game illustrations and apparel
  • ILLUSTRATOR, Gravity Interactive /// "Ragnarok Online" apparel design
  • ILLUSTRATOR, RSA Films /// Movie pitch illustration

2008

  • ILLUSTRATOR / CONCEPT ARTIST, SlugFest Games /// "The Red Dragon Inn" #02 character design and card illustrations




EXHIBITIONS
  • SALUT! 5 @ Nucleus Portland, Portland, OR, USA /// 2020
  • POWER IN NUMBERS 5 @ Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA, USA /// 2020
  • ART & SEAL @ Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA, USA /// 2019
  • PERSONA 5 POP-UP @ Honey&Butter, Irvine, CA, USA /// Curated by ATLUS USA and Kit and Kat Designs / 2018
  • MY FAMICASE EXHIBITION 「わたしのファミカセ展」 @ SF gallery, Tokyo, Japan /// Curated by Satoshi Sakagami (坂上 聡之) / Featured by Kotaku / 2018
  • SAILOR SCOUTS IN LOVE @ Honey&Butter, Irvine, CA, USA /// Curated by Kit and Kat Designs / 2018
  • MERMAIDS AND MACARONS @ Honey&Butter, Irvine, CA, USA /// Curated by Kit and Kat Designs / 2017
  • CATCHING SAKURA @ Comic Book Hideout, Fullerton, CA, USA /// Curated by Miki Liu & 3tArts / 2016
  • THE VELVET ROOM @ Garage Gallery, LA, CA, USA /// Curated by Pixeldrip / 2016
  • THE REGULAR ART SHOW @ Arlyn Pillay Gallery, Tustin, CA, USA /// Curated by Arlyn Pillay / 2015
  • SPIRIT OF THE WIND @ Rothick Art Haus, Anaheim, CA, USA /// Curated by 3tArts / 2015
  • HATSUNE MIKU DREAMS OF ELECTRIC SHEEP @ Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA, USA /// Curated by Crypton Future Media / 2015
  • MOON CRISIS @ Rothick Art Haus, Anaheim, CA, USA /// Curated by 3tArts / Featured by LA Weekly / 2014
  • ARTS*LABO "FANTASY" @ Art Forum One's Jiyugaoka (アートフォーラム ワンズ 自由が丘,) Tokyo, Japan /// Curated by ARTs*LABo / 2013
  • YOU PROJECT (YOUプロジェクト) @ Gallery Masuga (ギャラリーマスガ,) Sukagawa, Fukushima, Japan /// 2012
  • SAKURA EXHIBITION @ Gallery Sakura, Tokyo, Japan; 12G, Tokyo, Japan; EXCY Gallery, NYC, NY, USA /// Curated by HYACCA / Won "ARTs*LABo" prize / 2011
  • SUPER POP @ Wm Turner Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA /// Curated by Kendrick Daye / 2010