Denise Weaver Ross has exhibited in national and international galleries and museums. A prolific artist, she is also a poet, with poems published in many anthologies as well as in five books of her own art and poetry. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst with a Master of Fine Arts degree. She currently shows regularly at the Ghostwolf Gallery in Old Town Albuquerque New Mexico and has a one-person show exhibiting 64 Hexagrams scheduled for the Tortuga Gallery, 901 Edith SE, Albuquerque in October 2018.

SOLO SHOWS

  • From the Heart, ProgressNow, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Currently Showing
  • Selection from the House of Cards, Jana’s RedRoom, Las Vegas, NV, August 2017
  • Among the Trees, New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, May 2017
  • House of Cards: The Whole Deck, Tortuga Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2015
  • Stars in My Eyes, Hearts in My Trees, The Source Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2014
  • My Heart is in the Trees, Tortuga Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2014
  • MW by NE by SW, New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2013
  • Mangames, Soho Gallery, New York, NY, 1994
  • Mangames, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 1992
  • Bound and Gagged, McHenry County College Art Gallery, Crystal Lake, Illinois, 1992
  • Mangames, Adams Hall Gallery, Wheaton College, Illinois, 1989
  • Rock, Paper, Scissors, Bridgewater State College, Rondileau Art Gallery, Bridgewater, MA, 1989
  • To be continued…, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA, 1986
  • Wish You Were Here! (MFA Thesis Solo), Herter Gallery, Amherst MA, 1982


MURALS & COMMISSIONS

  • We The People Mural, Private Residence, Albuquerque, NM, 2017
  • World Orchestra Poster Painting, ¡Globalquerque! World Musical Festival, Albuquerque, NM, 2017
  • The Garden of Muses Mural, The Source Forest, Albuquerque, NM, 2015

JURIED SHOWS

  • Three—a national juried exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA, 2018
  • Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition, Jana’s RedRoom, Las Vegas, NV, 2016 (Won Best in Show)
  • The Contemporary Figure in Painting, Matrix Fine Arts, Albuquerque, NM, 2016
  • Cupid’s Arrow, Wheelhouse Art, Santa Fe, NM, 2015
  • PRINT: Albuquerque, William Platz Gallery at SUVA, Albuquerque, NM, 2013
  • Walk on the Wild Side, The Wooden Cow Gallery & Art Space, Albuquerque, NM, 2010
  • WordPlay,The Wooden Cow Gallery & Art Space, Albuquerque, NM, 2010
  • National Highlights ’93, Limner Gallery, New York, NY, 1993
  • Corporate Ninjas, No Turtles, Bridgewater State College, Rondileau Art Gallery, Bridgewater, MA, 1992
  • Innocence Show, Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, MA, 1986
  • In the Pink, Tweed Gallery, New Jersey, 1985

SELECTED GROUP/INVITATIONAL SHOWS

  • Face-Palm Partiots, KD Neeley Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, November 2017
  • Whimsical Show, Unitarian Church, Albuquerque, NM, October 2017
  • Artists on the Rise, Gallery with a Cause at New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM, June 2017
  • Politico, Downtown Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM, April 2017
  • The Flame Show, Downtown Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM, February 2017
  • The Turtle Show, Tortuga Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, February 2017
  • Grand Opening Show, Vibrance, Albuquerque, NM, 2016
  • Legends & Monsters, Tortuga Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2016
  • Forms of Life, Tortuga Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2016
  • Heart Attack, Downtown Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM, 2016
  • Fresh Paint, Luanem Gallery, Menaul School, Albuquerque, NM, 2015
  • Selections, The “New” Old School House Gallery, San Antonito, New Mexico, 2014
  • From Without and Within, Back Street Bistro, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2014
  • Becoming: One Thing Leads to Another, Luanem Gallery at the Menaul School, Albuquerque, NM, 2014
  • School House: Rock, Paper, Scissors, The Old School House Gallery, San Antonito, NM, 2014
  • Gravure – The Chameleon of Printmaking, The New Grounds Print Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2012
  • New Work by New Artists, New Grounds Print Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2007
  • Kingston Gallery: Ten Years, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA, 1992
  • On the Wall, Off the Wall, Boston Visual Artists Union, Boston, MA, 1984

TRAVELING GROUP SHOW

Made in NM, Work by New Grounds Print Workshop Artists, 2008-2010

  • Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists, Northern Alberta, Canada
  • Sarala’s Art Centre, Chennai, India
  • Open Studio, Toronto, Canada
  • University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Gallery Laurent Schkolnyk, Nantes, France
  • Wolverhampton College, Wolverhampton, England
  • Proyecto Ace Dirrección, Buenos Aires, Argentina

COLLECTIONS

  • Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists
  • Proyecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • University of New Mexico Foundation, Albuquerque, NM
  • Wolverhampton College, Wolverhampton, U.K.

ART REVIEWS

  • Albuquerque Journal Sunday, October 4th, 2015, Losses inspire project of 56 vibrantly colored works based on a deck of playing cards, by Kathaleen Roberts / Journal Staff Writer
  • Pulkka, Wesley, Playing cards carry symbolism, by Wesley Pulkka, Albuquerque Journal Arts review, Sunday, February 16, 2014
  • Guengerich, Gail, My Heart Is in the Trees and under a giant sea bird, Alibi Arts Featurem, V.23 No.6, February 6-12, 2014
  • Lathrop, Chuck, Opening One’s Heart, NM Art Review, February, 2014
  • English, Mike. My Heart is in the Trees: Denise Weaver Ross, Local IQ: Smart Arts Feature, Sunday, 26 January 2014

PUBLISHED ART

  • Poets Speak: Hers (volume 2),  Beatlick Press, 2017
  • Poets Speak: Water (volume 3),  Beatlick Press, 2017
  • Value, Beatlick Press, 2017
  • Colours of Refuge, Poets, Artists Unplugged anthology, Published by Authorpress India, 2016
  • House of Cards: Ekphrastic Poetry, A Jules Poetry Playhouse Project, 2015
  • Blue Mesa Review, Issue No. 32 (December 2015), “The Queen’s Fire”
  • Resonance स्पंदन Poets, Artists Unplugged 2014 bilingual International Anthology. Anthology includes Poetry in English & Hindi( & Urdu translated), 2015
  • Malpais Review, Vol. 5 No. 2 (Fall 2014), Front and Back Cover Art
  • The Artist Weekly, Black Cat Publications Featured in Volume 2, Issue 10, May 26, 2013
  • The Artist Catalogue: A Quarterly Publication for Emerging Artists, Spring 2013: Volume 2 Issue 1

ART & POETRY BOOKS*

  • House of Cards: The Bone SuitArt and Poetry by Denise Weaver Ross2017
  • House of Cards: The Star SuitArt and Poetry by Denise Weaver Ross2015
  • House of Cards: The Tree SuitArt and Poetry by Denise Weaver Ross2014
  • House of Cards: The Heart SuitArt and Poetry by Denise Weaver Ross2014
  • Midwest by Northeast by SouthwestArt and Poetry by Denise Weaver Ross, 2013

*Denise has also published her poetry in many anthologies and reviews both nationally and internationally.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF MA, AMHERST, MA
M.F.A. – VISUAL ART, PRINTMAKING

WHEATON COLLEGE, WHEATON, IL
B.A. – ART AND ENGLISH LITERATURE