2014 | Outbound | Artist
“Gravity Drawing (Hangman)”. 2012. 58x40x108". Pigmented cement, wood, steel, cardboard, custom hardware.
Artist name: Andrew Ross
Born: Florida, 1989
Lives and works: Brooklyn, New York
2007- 2011 The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
2003-2007 Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
2006 The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Summer Seminar, Colorado Springs, CO
2005 Maryland Institute College of Art Summer Program, Baltimore, MD
Andrew Ross is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work deals with conflicts between perception and representation. Ross integrates found material into inventive processes for creating images and sculpture, yielding an aggregate of history and the imagination. His group exhibitions include Take It With You, Jack Chiles Gallery, New York, NY (2012); Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB), Knockdown Center, Queens, NY (2012); Size/Scale/Repetition, General Practice, Miami, FL (2012); and July, CEO Gallery, Malmo, Sweden (2012). Ross has been an artist-in-residence at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Swing Space (2013), as well as Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2011). He also won the Alex Katz Fellowship (2011), and the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Trust Award for exceptional ability in the field of sculpture (2011). Ross received his B.F.A. from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Grants and prizes include:
2011 Jacques and Natasha Gelman Trust Award for exceptional ability in the fields of painting or sculpture
2011 Alex Katz Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2009 New York Central Art Award, The Cooper Union
2007 Full Tuition Scholarship, The Cooper Union
2007 1st Place Pathfinder in the Arts, The Palm Beach Post
2007 Kraus Family Foundation Scholarship, American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) WorldStudio
2007 Scholarship, West Palm Beach Chapter, The Links Inc.
SUPPORT: Andrew Ross' 6 months’ residency is supported by the Zaeslin-Bustany-Scholarship in collaboration with Atelier Mondial and Christoph Merian Stiftung, Basel, Switzerland.