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2010 - present

2010 - present

Gerald J. E. Ross

Born 1965 Laramie, Wyoming




1989    BFA, School of Painting, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1988    Yale Painting Scholar, Yale University School of Painting, Norfolk, CN


Selected Exhibitions

2014                                      3 Strategies for Surprise

                    New Paintings by Lyle Kissack, Gerald Ross, and Renee van Der Steldt

                    Creative Alliance; Baltimore, MD

2013                Tender Mercies

                                               39th Street Gallery; Washington, DC

     Curated by Jack Livingston

2007                Artworkers

                    Villa Julie College; Stevenson, MD

                    Curated by Lyle Kissack                   

2004                Journey

                    Chela Art gallery,Baltimore MD                  

2003                Covert

                    The Whole Gallery, Baltimore MD

                    Curated by William Downs

2002                Just Paint: Three Baltimore Painters

Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

Curated by Patrick Burn



2001                Gerald Ross, John Ellsberry: New Work

                    Mission Space Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1999                Gerald Ross, Chris Ketchie: New Paintings and Sculpture

                    Perelli Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1998                New Blood

                    Workhorse Productions, Baltimore, MD

                    Curated by Logan Hicks

1998                Janus II: Looking Forward, Looking Back

                    Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA

                    Curated by Kristen Hileman

1996                Lyle Kissack and Gerald Ross: Recent Paintings

                    Telepathy Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1995                Unclassified

                    Catonsville Community College, Catonsville, MD

1994                Gerald Ross: American Presidents

                    Normal’s, Baltimore, MD

1992                Action Index: Three Baltimore Painters

                    Random Ranch, Kansas City, MO

                    Curated by Eric Lindveit

1990                Gerald Ross, Paintings

                    Art Attic, Baltimore, MD

1989                Group Show

                    Oblong Salon, Davis, CA


Selected Reviews


2008                Bret McCabe in Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore, MD

2002                Glenn McNatt in The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD

2002                Patrick Burns in PeekReview, Baltimore, MD

2001                Donna Owens in Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore MD

1999                Jennifer J. Michaels in The Alternative, Baltimore, MD

1998                George Howell in ArtPapers,  Atlanta, GA

1996                Van Smith in Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore, MD

1994                Eileen Murphy in Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore, MD                                                    

Related Professional Experience


2013               Curator, WPA Options 2103
                   Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2009 - 2011        Selection Committee

                   Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC                                      

2008               Juror, Evergreen Museum & Library Artists Residency Program

                   Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

2008               Juror, Trawick Prize

                   Bethesda, MD

2007               Juror, Art Institute & Gallery National Exhibition

                   Salisbury, MD

Selected Awards


1998                HEBCAC Mural Award: Steelworkers, Baltimore, MD

1996                Winner: Hagerstown Mural Competition, Hagerstown, MD

1993, 1994, 1995    Winner: Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Art and Culture Mural Competition, Baltimore, MD


Selected Lectures and Presentations

2002                Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

1999                Visiting Artist, Towson University, Towson, MD

1998                Guest Lecturer, Baltimore Public Arts Forum

                    Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore, MD

 Organized by The Baltimore Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Art and Culture  (BOPA)

1994                Visiting Artist, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1993-1994           Lecturer/Curator, Baltimore, MD, Princeton, NJ

                    Mentor in Alzheimer’s Patients’ workshops, “Light In the Labyrinth”,  culminating in a traveling exhibition curated by the artists involved

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