S. Ross Browne studied Communication Art and Design at Virginia Commonwealth University and Photography at The Corcoran School of the Arts. He is also an alumnus of The Miller School of Albemarle in Charlottesville, Virginia. He has taught art and design for inner city and at risk youth for the Fresh Air Fund of N.Y.C, Weed and Seed, Project Ready and Art 180 of Richmond, VA. He was also an instructor for the Resident Associate Program at the The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. During his tenure as the Art Specialist for the VCU Health System, Ross practiced art therapy for and taught art to his various patients with an emphasis on pediatric hematology/oncology, infectious disease and brain injury patients. He is also an illustrator and graphic designer with a long and varied list of clientele. Ross continues to paint and write out of his studio in Richmond, Virginia. In a review of the exhibition Art Fusion in the Richmond Times Dispatch, Special Correspondent, CeCe Bullard wrote; “Browne, always intense and direct, explores the many faces of the American experience in a variety of media, each of which he uses effectively.” S. Ross Browne is the recipient numerous awards and honors, has been featured in various local and national media. His work was recently acquired by the internationally recognized Virginia Museum of Fine Art and is in the collection of international, national and local institutions.
My Big Black AmericaApril 19 - May 16th, 2015
Curated by Mikhaile Solomon