Resume

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018   One Degree South, Glass Building, Athens, GA    

2016   Unknown Soldier, Dodd Galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, GA.

2013   Of Water, The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD.

2012   In Dubious Battle, Geras-Tousignant Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2012   Flight, Adore Art Space, San Francisco, CA.

2011   The Road to Timbuktu, San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA.

2010   Aves, The Cottage Industry Painting Salon, San Francisco, CA.

2010   Little Things, Geras-Tousignant Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2010   Wet Land, Norwegian Seaman’s Church, San Francisco, CA.

2009   Spring, Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Washington, DC.

2008   Lost at Sea, Geras-Tousignant Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2007   Equinox, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA.

Group Exhibitions

2019    September Group Show, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA.

2019    The Artist’s Journey, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA.

2018    Southworks, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA.

2018    43rd Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA.

2018    Second LaGrange Southeast Regional, LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA.

2017    Specter, Trio Contemporary, Athens, GA.

2017   Emerging Artists of the Southeast, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA. 

2017   8th Annual Drawing Discourse, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC.

2016   MFA Degree Candidates Exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA.

2016   Whole Milk: University of Georgia MFA Exhibit, Rogue Space, New York, NY. 

2015   Hello, Neighbor, The Classic Center, Athens, GA.

2015   Emerges VIII, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA.

2015   Flood Redux, Strathmore Mansion, Rockville, MD.

2015   Icon, Dodd Galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, GA.

2015   Southern Hospitality, FAB Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

2014   Big Bird, Little Bird, Dodd Galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, GA.

2014   A4P, SGC International Printmaking Conference, San Francisco, CA.

2012   Hillyer Art Space Retrospective, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC.

2011   Small Works Show, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC.

2010   Juried at BAC, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA.

2010   Flight, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA.

2009   The Grid, Geras-Tousignant Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2008   Along the Coast, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA.

2008   Paradise Lost, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

2008   Group Show 08, Geras-Tousignant Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2007   Group Show 07, Geras-Tousignant Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2007   Northern Light / Nordic Visions, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC.  

2004   Maryland Artist Equity Foundation show, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD.

2004   MOCA DC, Washington, DC.

2003   International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC.

 

Reviews and Articles

John-Williams, Kimberlee, "'Emerges' gallery gives local painter opportunity,The Red and Black, August 21, 2015, p. A6.

Smith, Jessica, "Emerges VIII at Athica, Rising Local Artists worth Watching," Flagpole, July 29, 2015, vol. 29, no. 30, cover image and p. 13.

Popova, Ekaterina, ed. “Michael Ross,” Fresh Paint Magazine, vol. 6, February 2015, pp. 54-55.

Fresh Paint Magazine, interview: "Studio Visit," March 2015.

Golderman, Molly. “Triumphs and Woes: Lamar Dodd’s Art Education in Context,” The Red & Black, January 8, 2015, pp. A1, B6.

Kennicott, Philip, "'Art on Call' Project Opens Public Art to Private Visions," Washington Post, August 2, 2009.

Goode, James M., "Washington Sculpture: A Cultural History of Outdoor Sculpture in the Nation’s Capital" Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins    University Press, 2008,  pp. 545-546.

Jackson, Devon. “Artists to Watch,” Southwest Art, January 2008, p. 81.

Harvey, Anthony. “Neighborhood Art Exhibits Not to Miss,” The Intowner, March 2007, p.  11, 13.

Barrows, David. “Michael K. Ross: Mt. Pleasant Artist Stars With His Call Box Sculptures,” The Intowner, August 2004, pp. 6, 19.

Cannarozzi, Melissa. “Answering the Call To Save Local Heritage,” Washington Post, July 29, 2004, District  Extra supplement.

Leshnoff, Jessica. “Call box of art, history; D.C. in bronze,” Washington Times, July 31, 2004, pp. B1, B3.

Weinstein, Ben.  “Project celebrates initial reimagined boxes,” The Current, July 28, 2004.

 

Awards and Grants

2013   Graduate Assistantship, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia. Through 2016

2007   Grants from the Finnish, Danish, and Norwegian embassies for Northern Light / Nordic Visions exhibition.

2005   Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center.

2005   Historic Mount Pleasant Design Award.

2004   Young Artist Grant, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

2004   Grants from Cultural Tourism DC, Historic Mount Pleasant, and others for sculptures in Washington, DC emergency call boxes.

 

Public Commissioned Works

2014   The School of Athens, Office of Student Affairs, The University of  Georgia, Athens, GA.  7x9’ painting for reception room.

2005   Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. Bronze portrait bust installed in hospital lobby.

2005   Sculptures permanently installed inside 12 historic emergency call boxes, Mt. Pleasant and Sheridan-Kalorama, Washington, DC.

 

Curatorial and Writing

2014   Icon, Dodd Galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, GA.

2014   Big Bird, Little Bird, Dodd Galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, GA.

2007   Northern Light / Nordic Visions, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC.

2007   Contributor to Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, San Francisco beat.

 

Residencies

2017   Heliker-LaHotan Foundation, Great Cranberry Island, Maine.

2016   Heliker-LaHotan Foundation, Great Cranberry Island, Maine.

2008   Villa Karo, Benin, West Africa.  Six-week painting residency.

2005   Studio of Odd Nerdrum, southern Norway and Reykjavík, Iceland.  Five-month painting residency.

2005   Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont.  One-month painting residency.

 

Education

2016   MFA in Drawing and Painting, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia.

2000   BA in anthropology, Summa Cum Laude, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

1997   Franklin College Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland.

1995   Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.