Exhibits

 

Artist Deborah Ross has exhibited her art in New York, Chicago, South Carolina, Minnesota. California, Floria, Cape Cod, Brazil, Guinea, Kenya, Uganda, and Madagascar.

School of Visual Arts 

June 2014

"I Dream of Green"

 

 

 

Water Nature

Summer 2011 and Fall 2014

Eileen Fisher. New York City

 

 

 

Natural Connections

Jan. 2011

Marie Selby Botanical Garden Gallery, Florida

 

 

 

Everything I Do Comes Back to Me

July/Aug 2007

Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

 

Marie Selby Botanical Garden

May-Oct 2006

“Madagascar: A Village Paints Its World” Puffin Foundation

 

 

 

Franco Guinean Cultural Center

January 2006

“Guinea Stories”

 

 

 

Wave Hill House Gallery

Riverdale, New York

June – Sept 2002

“Birds, Flowers and Bugs”

watercolors of flora and fauna in Wave Hill’s gardens

 

 

 

Oprah Winfrey, Chicago, Ill

Spring 2000

Commissioned paintings

 

 

 

The Wildlife Gallery

Central Park Wildlife Center

June—Sept 1996      

“Wildlife Watercolor—the art of the field” watercolors from Kenya

 

 

 

French Cultural Center,
Nairobi, Kenya

May—June 1994

“ Etching”

Soft ground etchings of animals and landscapes

 

 

 

CSULB Long Beach, CA

March 1992

“Animals” watercolors and drawings from Africa

 

 

Permanent Exhibits                                       

 

Minnesota Zoo

2008

Russian Bear Exhibit

 

 

 

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

2006

Interpretive Paintings in site throughout the botanical gardens

 

 

 

Prospect Park Wildlife Center

2003 

Mural and watercolors, Brooklyn, New York

 

 

 

Cleveland Botanical Gardens

2003

Conservancy - rainforest ecology

 

 

 

Miami Metro Zoo, Miami, FL

2002

Aviary – history of flight

 

 

 

Riverbanks Zoo, South Carolina

2001

Aviary – convergent evolution in birds

 

 

 

Marine Park Nature Center, NY

2001

Nature Center – history of a salt marsh ecology

 

 

 

Oklahoma Natural History Museum

2000

Hall of Peoples  - historic peoples, wildlife and landscapes

 

 

 

Aquarium of the Pacific, CA

1997

Northwest coast water ecologies

 

 

 

Wildlife Conservation Society

1985 

Jungle World, Birds of Prey, Baboon Reserve,  World of Birds

 

 

residencies

 

Kenya

2008 - 2015

Watercolor Painting Workshops

 

 

 

Guinea, West Africa

January 2006

Franco Guinean Cultural Center, Conakry, Guinea

 

 

 

Madagascar

July/August 2005

Lemur Conservation Foundation, Tampolo Forest Reserve

 

 

 

Guinea, West Africa

Dec/Jan 2005

Islamic World Arts Initiative Commissioning Grant

 

 

 

Sacatar Foundation

Aug/Sep 2004

Artist-in-Residence at Quinta Pitanga, Bahia, Brazil

 

 

 

Music Omi, Ghent, New York

August 2003

Artist-In-Residence, watercolor and photography

 

 

 

Cape Cod National Seashore

June/July 2002

Artist-in-Residence

 

 

 

Myakka City, Florida

Sept 2001

Myakka City Reserve, Lemur Conservation Society

 

 

 

Madagascar

April/June 2001

Watercolor Instructor, Tsiribihina River, Kirindy Forest

 

 

 

Madagascar

March 2000

Studies of the nocturnal lemurs of the Kirindy Forest

 

 

 

Madagascar

June/Sept 1998

Kirindy Forest ecology and people of the Tsiribihina River

 

 

 

Kenya

May - Sept 1997

Rhinoceros, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya Wildlife Service

 

 

 

Kenya

Feb - May1996

Uaso Ngiro Baboon, Amboseli Elephant Research Project

 

 

 

Kenya and Uganda

Feb - Aug 1994

Amboseli Elephant Research Project, Lake Mburo, Uganda

 

 

 

Kenya and Tanzania

July 1990 - 1991

Uaso Ngiro, Amboseli Project, and Mkumi National Park TZ

 

 

 

Kenya

June 1987 - March 1988

Uaso Ngiro Baboon Project, Amboseli Elephant Research, Pastoralist Advocacy Project for Nomadic Peoples