Aaron Rose (b. 1969) is an artist, film director, exhibition curator and writer who is known as one of the cornerstones of the street art movement. From 1992 to 2002, he was owner/director of the Alleged Gallery in New York, which helped launch the careers of many of today's most important contemporary artists, photographers, graphic designers and film directors, including Terry Richardson, Barry McGee, Mark Gonzales, Margaret Kilgallen and Mike Mills.
As a filmmaker, Rose has directed numerous films and television commercials, including Become A Microscope (2009), a short film based on the life of 1960s artist/activist nun Sister Corita, and Portraits of Braddock (2010), a one-hour film for the Independent Film Channel produced in conjunction with Levi's. Rose also directed the feature documentary film Beautiful Losers (Arthouse Films/Oscilloscope), which began its US theatrical run in 2008. He is currently writing a narrative feature film.
Aaron Rose lives and works in Los Angeles.