My Own Private Moon 2016

My Own Private Moon curated by Karrie Ross September 2016

My Own Private Moon curated by Karrie Ross September 2016

This is the final hanging of the show. Deceptive it might have been with my request to paint a Moon. My curatorial vision extended not only to from the individual Moon work being created but to the final hanging of sets and the vibration of the coming-together.

The Moon theme was suggested to me about a year ago after a piece I did for the Waterworks II show in Ojai finished so beautifully, the connection I had with water, the moon, science interaciton, global warming, axis changes, and the human element spurred me on and extended my vision. My focus all along was for a traveling show, Galleries, Museums, college galleries, public spaces, please contact me with any interest, I have several ideas for extended iterations planned. Continue reading

VIDA: Tops and Scarfs now available

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VISIT MY COLLECTION AT: http://www.shopvida.com/collections/voices/karrie-ross

This collection represents some of my best artwork from over the years and is very authentic to who I am as an artist. I’m really proud today to share the work below with you. Continue reading

Ink & Clay 41 at Kellogg Gallery Pamona

Ink & Clay 41

Two of my pieces have been chosen for the Ink & Clay 41 Exhibition Sept 19 thru October 29, 2015.

About Ink & Clay and Its Origins

Established in 1971, Ink & Clay is an annual competition of printmaking, drawing, ceramic ware, clay sculpture, installation and mixed media utilizing any variety of “ink” or “clay” as a material. The exhibition is sponsored by the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and is underwritten by the generosity of the late Col. James “Jim” H. Jones with additional support from the Office of the University President.

For the third time, Ink & Clay shall be open to artists working in all 50 states, making this a nationwide competition! Unique among exhibitions, Ink & Clay is annually celebrated and recognized by artists and collectors for its quality and diversity.

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CA 101 Redondo Beach AES Power Plant Show

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Karrie Ross at the CA 101 Show. Photo by EMS Eric Minh Swenson

So Happy to have been included in this years show put on by the Friends of Redondo Beach. Thank you for including me.

Soft Sculpture Installation: “In-Between” — We live our lives in the in-between… birth to death; morning to night; breath to breath; thought to thought not really aware of the power it holds. Time enters and leaves a door open for that “something” to happen and we live, we see, we observe, we choose, and change… in the “in-between” of the “what-is”.

We find ourselves literally squishing “stuff” into that time opening, sometimes to over-flowing into over-whelm. Continue reading

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery 2015 Juried Show

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Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: Jul 26 – September 20, 2015

Opening Reception Sunday, July 26, 2 to 5 pm
Awards Announced July 26 at 3 pm

THE 2015 LOS ANGELES JURIED EXHIBITION IS A BIENNIAL EXHIBITION PROVIDING ARTISTS WITH A COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY TO EXHIBIT THEIR WORK.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) is a facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Founded and opened in 1954, its mission is to promote, interpret, and present the art of emerging, mid career, and established artists from culturally diverse Southern California.

The Gallery showcases art from other parts of the world that is of relevance to the people of the City of Los Angeles. Its 10,000 square foot venue offers Continue reading

Kimono’s Solo Show

mkimono-small “Kimono”

There’s really nothing special about the kimono…or so “they” say — except for the art that is displayed. It speaks to a magic of reference, structure, location, and time — without which the article is unknown, unseen, uncommitted, and unending. So you might ask, “What’s wrong with that… it sounds pretty free to me?” But that is not the  purpose or promise of the Kimono’s magical presence.
Perfection is it’s mystery, for if it is not—Why the Geisha?

Special set of small images for sale. Click to see the show and more on how to purchase.
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“Hot 10” Show at Beyond Baroque

We The People: (PODs) installation

Near Yet So Far from Here! PODs The Crowd Dynamic #1 — Inclusion/Exclusion/Socialization PODs represent people within the crowd dynamic — that don’t look like people. They are shapes that resemble in the simplest form a person, body, the being not being. They just are. This is an episode in their Journey. Diversity of color and shape bring the PODs to life, they mingle, they overlap, they share their energy and create a community. At this point they are on the same “path” together, be it a staircase or other. The black and white paintings represent an“otherness”, outsiders. People who are not yet within the space the colorful crowd occupies. This group, crowd, have a different set of experiences as with them there is a constant change of perspective, inclusion, exclusion, acceptance in the socialization of crowd.

Near Yet So Far from Here!
We The People: PODs The Crowd Dynamic #1 — Inclusion/Exclusion/Socialization
PODs represent people within the crowd dynamic — that don’t look like people. They are shapes that resemble in the simplest form a person, body, the being not being. They just are. This is an episode in their Journey.
Diversity of color and shape bring the PODs to life, they mingle, they overlap, they share their energy and create a community. At this point they are on the same “path” together, be it a staircase or other. The black and white paintings represent an“otherness”, outsiders. People who are not yet within the space the colorful crowd occupies. This group, crowd, have a different set of experiences as with them there is a constant change of perspective, inclusion, exclusion, acceptance in the socialization of crowd.

 

 

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Press Your Breasts by Karrie Ross

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Red Pipe gallery, I’ll be showing a new series performance piece “Press Your Breasts” where the work shown are mono prints using my breasts as the element of pressing. There will be a video posted soon.

The show is titled Old Broads and features the work of twenty-two female, visual artists over the age of 50, currently working in the Los Angeles area. The show seeks to showcase … Continue reading

OECW2: Couples and Collaboration: Vromans Book Signing

Our Ever Changing World ~ Through the Eyes of Artists — Couples and Collaborations

Just how DO Artists live together? Is it a collaboration or…

I like thinking that artists are different. I noticed that artists work to bring something that is hidden into light. That their way of seeing and being in our world opens us to new ways of acting and thinking. Their different perspectives help to bring about change. Continue reading

Show at Bergamot Saturday January 10, 6-9pm

These two pieces will be at BG Gallery this Saturday for the upcoming “144” exhibition, The show is made up of 12×12 art on panels. These pieces are from my new “Precious Gold” series. “One, with Bird and Egg” and “One Times Three”; gold leaf, ink, and acrylic.

Opening on Saturday,
January 10th, 6-9 p.m. Continue reading