Pete Ross

Born: Glasgow, Scotland 1961.

B.A. Art &  Design

Western Australian Institute of Technology

(Curtin University).

With a career in Art & Design spanning four decades Pete stepped back from full time commercial work in 2016 to pursue personal creative projects and was rewarded when his third portrait 'Yvonne and a Cup of Tea' was nominated as a finalist, Black Swan Portrait Prize 2016, hosted at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.  His  fourth work 'Maria from Next Door' was nominated as a Semi-Finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2016. 

He continues to explore the medium.

Exhibitions + Awards


Doug Moran National Portrait Prize   

(Semi Finals). Paddington House,             

 Sydney, Australia.

Black Swan Portrait Prize.

Art Gallery of Western Australia.


89 Days. The Fenians Exhibition

 Kidogo Art Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia.

'Skin Deep'

West Australian Portrait Artists. Exhibition. Moores Building, Fremantle, Western Australia.


WAPA Exhibition 2020

West Australian Portrait Artists Exhibition. PSAS

Fremantle, Western Australia.


Leithbridge Landscape Prize

Salon Des Refusés

Paddington, Queensland, Australia.


Leithbridge 20000 Art Awards


Paddington, Queensland, Australia.