Rose Jaffe is an illustrator and painter; born and raised in Washington, D.C. She earned her BFA at the School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan, graduating 2011. Since college she has taught art in high school and after school programs in the city. Recently she is making art full time, painting murals throughout the DC area and showing work at shops and galleries. The content of her work is most often based upon the human form, with themes of political activism and female empowerment. She strives to use her art as a tool to create and promote social change.