Pete Ross

Born: Glasgow, Scotland 1961.

1979 - 1982: Bachelors Degree in Art - Graphic Design. Western Australian Institute of Technology (Curtin University).

1983  - 2016: Art director, graphic designer, creative director, copywriter, producer, drector, animator, 3D modeller, photographer, typographer, illustrator, web designer, brand, strategy and media  director... on local, national and international brands.

2016 - Present: In 2016  Pete stepped back from full time commercial work to pursue personal creative projects and was rewarded when his third painting, '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

2016:

Doug Moran National Portrait Prize   

(Semi Finals). Paddington House,             

 Sydney, Australia.

Black Swan Portrait Prize.

Art Gallery of Western Australia.

2018:

89 Days. The Fenians Exhibition

 Kidogo Art Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia.

'Skin Deep'

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

2020:

WAPA Exhibition 2020

West Australian Portrait Artists Exhibition. PSAS

Fremantle, Western Australia.

2021:

Leithbridge Landscape Prize

Salon Des Refusés

Paddington, Queensland.