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Catherine Ross completed a Diploma in Fine Arts at Grant MacEwan Community College and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
Ross has exhibited extensively across Canada in notable solo and two-person exhibitions. From Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax; Memorial University Art Gallery, St John’s; Galerie d’art de l’Université de Moncton; Plug In ICA, Winnipeg; Stride Gallery, Calgary; and Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie to grunt gallery,
Vancouver, and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge.
Ross has exhibited experientially rich, accessible and challenging sculptural installations, engaging her audiences with a sense of wonder and sublime beauty. Important two-person exhibitions have paired her work with sculptors Glen MacKinnon, St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax; Pierre Morin, Museé régional de Rimouski; photographer Catherine Bodmer, Expressions, Centre d’exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe and Denton Fredrickson, Southern Alberta Art Gallery.
In November 1996, Ross conceived and began production of her sculptural landscape, Stella Mere, now in the collection of the Glenbow Museum. Her recent public commissions, Stella Ripa, 2003–04, collection of the University of Lethbridge and Aeolian Aviary, 2011, City of Lethbridge, continue to engage her audiences with her intelligent accessibility, sparking their imagination, memories and emotions.