Darrell Ross

Working on my Icons, Myths and Legends project. A series of book arts, goddesses and luminaria from recycled paper, twigs and other natural materials to create an altar. There will be seven altars in which a viewer will make an offering. The last offering will provide the participate an idea of what is the most important thing in their life.

The second project is my Rose Wall Art Project. A series of cast paper roses for kids to make and decorate. The profits will be funded to a rose garden or botanical garden. The kids will learn about paper making and flowers and the importance of recycling paper.

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

EDUCATION

1970       Cleveland Institute of Art
1970-72  Brigham Young University
1972-74  Santa Barbara Art Institute (BFA)
1975-76  University of Houston

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1975-76    University of Houston – Beginning drawing and painting
1994         Lorain Community Center – Drawing Instructor
1994         Lorain Community College – Computer Graphic Design
2002         Ivy English Academy – ESL Instructor
2003-04    Stone-Metal Press – Papermaking Instructor
2007-08    Discovery Point Retirement Village – Drawing/Papermaking
2008         Lorain Community College – Introduction to Drawing
2009         FAVA – Oberlin, OH – Introduction to Drawing
2009         Lorain Community College – Introduction to drawing

SHOWS AND EXHIBITION

1976    Cleveland NOVA Invitational
1977    North Dakota Print and Drawing Competition
1978    Cleveland Museum National May Show
1979    Individual Show – Lorain Civic Center (Paintings & Prints)
2004    Stone-Metal Press – “Notes from the Earth” - Handmade Paper
2006    Fiber Art Center – Amherst, Mass – “Small Works: Spirits and Shrines”
2009    French Creek Visitors Center – Portraits of the “Joe Girz Project”
2009    Lorain Public Library – Portraits of the “Joe Girz Project

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

FAVA - Oberlin, Ohio
TruNorth Gallery - Sheffield Lake, Ohio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

In House photographer / Film Maker - Hydro Clear Corp.

In House Medical Photographer/Illustrator - Community Hospital
Free Lance Artist/Graphic Designer - Ross Graphics
Graphic Artist - Electroetch Co.
Art Director - Lorain Morning Journal
Art Director/Designer - Lorain Screenprinting
Graphic Artist - Skee-Ball Large Games Division

Artist-In-Residence (Stone-Metal Press)
Artist-In-Residence (Center for Contemporary Art)

 

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