PALACE NALANGIL, VICTORIA
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"Myth and legend exist in the subconscious.
Creative visualisation is the bridge that enables us to
explore these realms."
Ross studied fine art and design at Bendigo art school
where he essentially just misbehaved and messed
around. Teaching himself his craft skills after his
formal education was disrupted by the restless movement
of the flower children in the late 60”s. Encounters with
psychotropic plants led to a surge of evolutionary
growth in his intellectual interests and his art
Ross's art is largely an expression of his philosophical
comparative studies of mythology, ancient religions and
and their association with modern psychology and
He uses a wide range of mediums, his work ranging from
Print-making sculpture and mosaic.
Ross is co-founder and builder of the Arts community,
which has been active for over 25 years.
Based on art as an expression of philosophy and
Palace functions as a creative hub for many artists
thespians both locally and globally, serving as a unique
to facilitate their imaginings
Co-founder of Wolfgang Inc, an administrative umbrella
Wolfgang Theatre Co, Cubbyhouse Productions,
Mythic Art Cards, ELLF Library, Rainbow Satellite
Uranian Satellite as well as hosting annual seasonal
A recent exhibition by Ross was entitled "Rhetorical
Which in essence typifies the expression of his
A rhetorical question being a figure of speech in the
form of a question
posed for its persuasive effect, without the expectation
of a reply.
Rhetorical - Metaphorical
How do you catch a cloud and pin it down?
How do you keep a wave upon the sand?
How do you hold a moonbeam in your hand?
Ross exhibits rarely, although his work is held in many
both here and overseas. He has won numerous
finalist in the Blake Art Prize.