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The Desire (New and Selected Works) 2018-02-13T18:42:14+00:00

The Desire (New and Selected Works)

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The Desire (New and Selected Works)

The Art Gym presents Michelle Rossin a solo exhibition of her work from October 11, 2016 through December 9, 2016. Ross received her BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon, and her MFA from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, at such institutions as Sheppard Contemporary Gallery (University of Nevada, Reno); Portland Art Museum (Portland, Oregon); and Rome International University (Rome, Italy).

Ross has received numerous grants, awards, and fellowships, including a Hallie Ford Fellowship (Oregon), a MacDowell Fellowship (New Hampshire), a Portland Art Museum Contemporary Northwest Art Award (Oregon), and an Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship. She also has been short-listed for the Seattle Art Museum’s Betty Bowen Award (Washington). She has been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome (Rome, Italy) and has participated in residencies at the Vermont Studio Center (Vermont), the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica (Venice, Italy), and Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (Oregon), where she was a recipient of the Ford Family Foundation’s Golden Spot Award.

Her work is held by a number of collections, including the Rhode Island School of Design Special Collections (Providence, Rhode Island), Willamette University (Salem, Oregon), and the Portland Art Museum (Portland, Oregon). Ross is represented by Elizabeth Leach Gallery.

Curated by: Blake Shell

On view: October 11 – December 9, 2016.

Catalog by: Heather Watkins