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Sheila Ross  
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
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, NY
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,                 New York, 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
            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                    
1995      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
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
1998       MFA, New York University, New York, NY
1988       BFA, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 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
1995-98   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,
              Shields, Nancy, “Public art graces Asbury Park and Long Branch” Asbury Park Press, Friday June 29, 2012, p B4
              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  (
              Johnson, Paddy, “Sheila Ross and Laura Ten Eyck: Yurt City,” Flavorpill NYC, ( 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, 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