Rebecca Ross lives and works on Queensland’s Gold Coast as an artist, academic at Queensland College of Art Griffith University, and Artistic Director of The Walls Art Space which she founded in 2013. Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts (1998) and Master of Fine Art (2005) at Queensland University of Technology. She has undertaken public art and curatorial commissions locally including a major project for Festival 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (2018), exhibited nationally and participated in group exhibitions and international artist in residence programs in Malta (Gozo, Valletta), Italy (Rome, Venice, Milan), New Zealand (Auckland, Wellington) and USA (Washington DC). Rebecca was an inaugural recipient of the Brisbane City Council Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artists’ Fellowship (2004), was awarded the Rome Studio at the British School at Rome by the Australia Council for the Arts (2012), and has received Career
Development Grants from Arts Queensland and the Regional Arts Development Fund Gold Coast on numerous occasions including a mentorship (2015) to travel to LA and Miami, USA.