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Sheila Ross  sheilarossart@gmail.com   www.sheilaross.com   www.yurtcity.blogspot.com    www.sashasteaparty.com
 
                                                                                    Born in Ottawa, Canada           Dual Canadian, American citizen  

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions    
 
2009         YC3, Collaborative Project with Laura Ten Eyck, art sites gallery, Riverhead, NY                                         
2008          Lounge, Westchester Gallery, SUNYWCC, Peekskill, NY
2006          Yurt City, Collaborative Project with Laura Ten Eyck, Dam Stuhltrager Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004           Bunker In Red Tulip and Persian Green, Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, NY
2003           Sheila Ross and Eric Trosko, RECENT WORK, Dam Stuhltrager, Brooklyn, NY
1997            Welcome To Monster Island, MFA thesis exhibition, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY
1993 Recent Work, Arcadia Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1990             Muse, Artefect, Toronto, Ontario
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2020                 Soul Cakes, Local Project, LIC Queens, curated by Norma Homberg and Francesca Arcilesi
                        In Between, Local Project, LIC Queens, curated by John Baber and Juan Hinojosa
2019                 And the Earth Shall Set You Free, The Factory, LIC, NY, curated by Peter Goldwater and Eric Lawrence
2017                 Fire and Clay, The Factory Gallery, LIC, NY curated by Peter Goldwater and Tessa Kennedy
                         Making Connections, Artists Working in Queens, DeFord Gallery, LIC NY
                         Botanical, Local Projects, LIC, NY
                         Making Connections, Artists Working in Queens, Plaxall Gallery, LIC NY
                         Yurt City Windows, Beautification Project, BID Riverhead NY
                         Word Jumble,  bG Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                         Neoteric Abstract, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY
2015                 Fortress, The Hatchery Art Space, Badger Hills, CA, curated by Bill Doherty, Bachrun LoMele, Anné M. Klint,
                        The Farm Project 2015, Colloborative Concepts at Saunders Farm, Garrison, NY 
2014                 Framed, Holland Tunnel Gallery and Stairmasters, Brooklyn, NY
                        Retrospective Part II 2005–2014, Center for the Digital Arts, Westchester Gallery, SUNYWCC, Peekskill,
2013                 Memphis Social, city wide project coordinated by Tom McGlynn and Apex Art franchise
2012                  Saunder’s Farm Project 2012, Collaborative Concepts Saunder’s Farm, Garrison, NY
Sculptoure 2012, SICA (Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts), Asbury Park and Long Branch, NJ
2011                 East of Fresno, The Hatchery Project, Pinehurst, CA, Curated by Bill Doherty, Bachrun LoMele, Anné M. Klint, and Tom McGlynn
Gimme Shelter, Arts Guild NJ, Rahway, NJ, curated by Lawrence Cappiello
Toys, Studio Theatre Gallery, Middlesex Community College, Edison, NJ  Curated by Asha Ganpat
2009                 KÜF/Mold, A-Lokatie Galerie, Piekfijn site specific Location, Oud Charlois, Rotterdam, Holland
                        Brooklyn Artillery Art Fair, “Greenpoint Open Studios,” Castle Braid Building, Brooklyn, NY
2008                 KÜF/MOLD, de Centrale Gallery and Jan Colle Gallery, Ghent, Belgium  
                        Love without Borders, Blank Studios Gallery, Brighton, UK
2007                 KÜF/MOLD, Gallery in the Old Bedesten, Shop windows, walkways, walls and
                        ceilings of the Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey 
2007                 FLOAT 2007, Yurt City II, Collaborative Project with Laura Ten Eyck,                                                                                Socrates Sculpture Park, Astoria, NY
2004                  Gritty, Dam Stuhltrager, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Molly Wilk and Rachel Pascua
2003                 Subject Space, Felissimo Design House, New York, NY, curated by Jane Simon, organized by TURF (Trans Urban Roaming Forum)  
                          Figures of Invention, Work Space Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Elisabeth Condon
                        Moved by Awe, Emerge 2001, Aljira, Newark, NJ
2001                 Collaborative Fusion, Collaborative drawing project with Elisabeth Condon and Adelheid Mers, Abraham Lubelski Gallery, 450 Broadway, NY, NY
                        Emerald City, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, curated by Carolana Parlato
2000                 Figures of Invention, Foreman Gallery, Anderson Center for the Arts, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, curated by Elisabeth Condon
One Night…New Sculpture, Sheila Ross & Laura Ten Eyck, Site Sympatico, NY
1998                 Sassy Nuggets, A-1Art Space Lab: The Knoxville Intermedia Arts Cooperative Inc., Knoxville, TN, curated by Michael St. John with John Boyles
1997                 Teaworks, Prime Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
                        New York Area MFA Exhibition: Co-sponsored by the College Art Association, Hunter College Fine Arts Building, New York, NY
 1996                 Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists’ Space, New York, NY
                        Delirious, Eighth Floor Gallery, New York, NY
                        The Art Market, GenArt Group Exhibition, New York, NY
1996                  Twentieth Annual Small Works Competition, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY
1995                 The Artist Garden, Portfoolio Gallery, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
                        The Feminine Viewpoint: The Third Annual National Storefront Exhibition, Jacob Mississauga Square One Location, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
                        Exhibition of Submissions to Ecolage: An Environmental Public Art Ideas Competition, The Rotunda, City Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1994                 The Feminine Viewpoint: The Second Annual National Storefront Exhibition, Jacob Hazelton Lanes Location, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
                         Allied to Paper, Koffler Gallery, North York, Ontario, Canada, curated by John Massier
1992                 Artefect III, Workscene Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1990                 Everything You Ever Wanted But Were Afraid To Ask For…Silent Auction, Artefect, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1988                 Cleveland State Photo Exchange Group Exhibition, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
 
Performances
 
1988                 Nieomsk, Helmut Becker and Sheila Ross, Forest City Performance Festival, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, Canada
1986                 Under the Western Wall, participant, by Daniela Snepova, Forest City Performance Festival, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, Canada
 
Education
 
1998                 MFA, New York University, New York, NY
1988                 BFA, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
 
Teaching Experience
 
2020                 Beginning Wheel, Sunnyside Artworks, Queens, New York
1995-98             New Student Seminar, New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, Department of Art and Art Professions
1994                 Children’s Art Action Group, East End Community Health Center, Toronto, ON, Canada
1989-1994         Traditional Art and Crafts Programs for Children, Riverdale Farm, Toronto, ON, Canada   
1992-1993         Young Naturalists, Riverdale Farm, Toronto, ON, Canada           
 
Awards and Other
 
2000                  Participant, Aljira Emerge 2001 Program, Aljira, Newark, NJ
1998                 E. George Payne Memorial Award, New York University, NY
1997                 President’s Service Award (Programming), New York University, NY
1995 - 1998       Graduate Assistantship, New York University, NY
1993                 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
 
Selected Bibliography
 
                          Gannnon, Tim, "Businesses, artists band together in effort to spruce up downtown" Riverhead News Review, August 24, 2017, http://riverheadnewsreview.timesreview.com/2017/08/82731/businesses-artists-band-together-in-effort-to-spruce-up-downtown/                                                                        Shields, Nancy, “Public art graces Asbury Park and Long Branch” Asbury Park Press, Friday June 29, 2012, p 1
                            Gennocchio, Benjamin, “Symbolic Spaces” New York Times, Sunday May 10, 2009, p. L17
                        Beckinstein, “Home is where the art is, Two shows with a single theme open at Riverhead gallery,” The Suffolk Times, Thursday, May 7, 2009, Section A, p. 47
                        Ernst, Eric, “There’s no place like Home,” The East Hampton Press and Southampton Press, May 5, 2009  (http://www.27east.com/story_detail.cfm?id=208682)
                        http://kufsergisi.blogspot.com/2008/07/its-alivekfmold-2008.html
                        http://kufsergisi.blogspot.com/2007/09/sheila-ross.html
                        Johnson, Paddy, “Sheila Ross and Laura Ten Eyck: Yurt City,” Flavorpill NYC, (http://nyc.flavorpill.net/)
                        July 25-31, 2006, Issue #320
                        Redding, Arsenio, “Ross and Trosko at Dam Stuhltrager, ” Block, 8/13/03-8/26/03 Issue 20, Vol. 1, p. 8
                        Pepper, Keane A., “The July Art Crawl,” Free Williamsburg.com, July 2003, Issue 40
                        Bischoff, Dan, “Awe’-Some Move, New space gives Aljira prominence in downtown Newark,” The Star-Ledger, Friday January 10, 2003, p. 26
                        Condon, Elisabeth,  “Fusion,”  NY Arts Magazine, September 2001
                        Raven, Arlene, Emerge 2001, Catalogue for exhibition, published by Aljira, Fall 2001
                        Hammes, Lynda.  “Oz as a Springboard for Perception and Deception,” Newsday, March 12, 2001
                        “Jacob Fundraiser” Globe and Mail, Fashion and Design Section, June 19, 1995
                        L’Art au Feminin, The Feminin Viewpoint: Works by Contemporary Women Artists Exhibition Catalogue, May 1994, The Second Annual National Storefront Exhibition: Jacob
                        Kalico, Hanna, “Artefect - No Fixed Address” Workscene Magazine, July 1992