Ross Gallery Opens with Art @Ross Exhibition

gallery opening1 Art @Ross, the first exhibition in the Ross Gallery for the 2014–2015 school year, opened with a reception on September 24. The show features a diverse selection of student artwork, and was organized with help from students in the Ross Museum Studies elective.

“This new show incorporates important aspects of the Ross School curriculum, including service projects, Field Academy [M-Term] courses, integrated arts, and the Ross Core Values, and my students did a great job of organizing the exhibition to showcase these elements,” said Jennifer Cross, dean of Visual Arts at Ross.

A highlight of the show is the Core Values ribbon sculpture made by Ross eleventh graders on the first day of school. Additional works include the 12-foot-long human rights mural, designed and painted by Ross Upper School students; photos of children from Nicaragua and the Philippines holding portraits painted for them by Ross students for their Memory Project; award-winning student artwork from last June’s Longhouse Student Annual; and a selection of art and media projects from integrated art classes and art electives.

The Art @Ross exhibition will be on display in the Ross Gallery in Building 3 at the Upper School in East Hampton through November 5.