Sara Haase

is a local Orange County artist with murals in Oakland, Joshua Tree, and Orange County. She is currently resident artist at Gypsy Den in Santa Ana, where she produces work, has paintings on display, and teaches painting workshops.•


Once very active in the art scene from gallery owner, art curator, political appointee in addition to showing in gallery exhibitions Rothicka fatigued from over stimulation and disappeared from the art world, closed her gallery and moved to the desert to incubate for several years before returning newly inspired by life in the desert. Rothicka's artwork now is mainly site specific installation/design work driven by the desire to turn her environment into a sanctuary.  Beautifying each space through a variety of different mediums from mural work to macrame to moss, blending vintage patterns and eclectic design work.