Elizabeth Ross (Mexico)

Elizabeth Ross

Born in México City, lives and works in Madrid

…Thus, the syncretism of life is reflected in art and whilst there is a diversity of influence in Ross work, and a multi-media approach, there is overall an expressed desire towards simplicity and directness. The focus of Ross’s art, straddling as it does, the contemporary world with a consciousness of previous parallel and historical cultures is a testament to continuity in a fractured world, and is a direct challenge to the pervasive monoculture of globalization…

2012 SNCA, Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte laureated
Grant. Course. Art, Publics & Intercultural Dialogue, Barcelona
2011 AIR Grant, Portakal Çiçegi III, Sapanka, Turkey
AIR special grant Le Temple, Mairie de Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France
2010 AIR Grant, Art Point Gumno, Sloeshtica, Macedonia
2009 AIR Grant, TAHO, TouScene, Stavanger, Norway
2008 SECREA, Creators System bursary, 2008-2009, Nomad, women on the move project
2006 AIR Grant, Lower Austria Government, Kunstmeile Krems en Krems und Stein, Austria
2005 José Tocavén Artistic Execellent award. La Voz de Michoacán
Yolanda Vargas Purecko Contemporary Women Award
AIR Grant, Coedhills Rural Art Space, Wales
2004 AIR Grant, VII Xuntanza Obradoiro Internacional Das Artes Plásticas en Galicia
Possible Words….Possible Women tour, Swizerland, Germany, Holland. Spain, Wales, England and France. Michoacán Government Funding
2002 Invitational ceramic lectures, Keramik Museum Westerwald in Hoer- Grenzhausen, Alemania, Capel Celfyddyd and North Wales Potters Association, in Wales, funded by Michoacan Gov.
FOESCAM bursary, Fondo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes de Michoacán, Creadores con Trayectoria, 2002-2003, Journey Tales project
1998 AIR Grant for 1999 Summer, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canadá
Olga Costa Painting and Sculpture Biennal selection
Ceramic Art Second Biennal selection, Monterrey.
1996 FONCA bursary, Coinversión del Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes to publish Vientos (Winds), Cultural journalism in Morelia.
1993 Ciudad Profunda three years tour, funded by FIne Arts National Institute