Author: j o h n r o s

DIY Panel Discussion

DIY_galleryELL2PANEL DISCUSSION: Artist-Run Initiatives & the Importance of the DIY Movement
DATE: Thursday, 25 APRIL 2013
TIME: 7-9p

VENUE: Show Room — in conjunction with Brooklyn College’s MFA Thesis exhibition.
170 Suffolk St., New York, NY 10002

DESCRIPTION: Creating a dialogue about the importance of artist-run totems throughout our communities. Discussion will include sustainability, practicality, and service to the community at large, but also the community of member artists. How does this interaction maintain itself, and what does it mean for the artists involved?

ORGANIZED BY: John Ros \ galleryELL
MODERATOR: Hailey Ferber \ Levine Plotkin & Menin, LLP

Ellie Balk \ SONYA \
Antonino D’Ambrosio \ Bricklayers Union Productions \
Sara Reisman \ Percent for Art
Siebren Versteeg \ Regina Rex \
Ed Woodham \ Art in Odd Places \

This event is OPEN & FREE to the public.
Feel free to contact us with questions.

Ros — Three Group Exhibits

Collage at 100: Strange Glue (Traditional & Avant-Garde Collage)
@ The Thompson Gallery of The Cambridge School of Weston, Massachusetts
7 September – 20 November 2012

the thompson gallery at the cambridge school of weston is pleased to present collage at 100, a three-part exhibition series that celebrates the centennial of the appearance of collage in painting.  strange glue, traditional & avant-garde collage, the first show in the series, assembles the work of more than 100 contemporary artists as it traces the transition from traditional to avant-garde approaches to papier collé.
more information
| gallery blog

Two Hemispheres
@ The Gabarron Foundation | Carriage House Center for the Arts
14 September to 02 November 2012
Opening: Friday, 14 September, 6-8p

the gabarron foundation, in honor of its 10th anniversary, is pleased to present two hemispheres, an exhibition of contemporary american and spanish artists. the purpose of this special exhibition is for american artists from new york to build a cultural dialogue with their fellow spanish artists, recognizing the strong link among the united states, latin america, and spain. the artwork will be on view until early november and will then be sent to the foundation’s other galleries in spain for additional exhibitions, where they will become part of the gabarron foundation contemporary art collection. (more…)

ros — Brooklyn College Open Studios

Brooklyn College Master of Fine Arts Open Studios
Friday, March 23rd, 6-10pm
Saturday, March 24th, 1-6pm

Brooklyn College MFA Art students and faculty are pleased to announce our Spring 2012 Open Studios event. Twenty-five current Master of Fine Arts candidates will open their studios to welcome dialogue from the public on their creative processes.

The Brooklyn College MFA studios are located @
Boylan Hall floors 4,5 & 6 | studio map
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11210

2 or 5 to Flatbush Avenue
Q to Avenue H
B41, B44 to Flatbush/Nostrand

ros — upcoming events

john ros will be participating in a few group exhibitions and projects this december.

first, a group exhibition, cluster bomb, at the bowery poetry club.
— cluster bomb is a group exhibit on the elizabeth murray art wall of the bowery poetry club. the show is on view from 9 december 2011 to 1 january 1st 2012.

second, a group collaborative project, free association. | more info.
— the exhibit represents the final project for the collaborative strategies class at brooklyn college.  john is part of the group called “something for naynay” performing, a public service.

finally, john was selected to be a part of a new group exhibition, double spaced, at brooklyn college. | more info.
double spaced, an exhibition in pairs, opens with a reception on 12 december from 5-8p and is on view through march 2012.  double spaced is curated by: patricia d’agosta, jessica erichsen, natalie kohn, kc serota.
— artists include:adian sofia earle, carmen figueroa, pamela jennings, jiyoun lee-lodge, kate mcgraw, fran o’neill, mitch patrick & john ros.

silent spaces

galleryELL artist & founder. john ros will be a part of a new two-person exhibition at the hardee center for the arts of north florida community college.

betty vera & john ros
silent spaces

03-30 october 2011
reception & artist visit: 17 october 2011 @ 12p

john ros will be at the college on 17 october to talk to students about his work and the exhibition.

north florida community college | hardee center for the arts | madison, florida

ros — upcoming exhibits

john ros will be part of the upcoming summer exhibit
p h a n t a s m o r g a n i c a
14 – 31 july 2010
@ allegra laviola gallery
opening reception: 14 july 2010, 6-9p

press release

john will also be curating the upcoming group exhibit at the brooklyn navy yards as part of the 8th annual open house new york.

brooklyn navy yard artists group exhibit
9 & 10 october 2010
brooklyn navy yards | brooklyn, new york 11205

Palmer/ros — residency

galleryELL artists jennifer palmer and john ros will be working together at the bornholm residency of shelby county, kentucky. the two will be in the studio together forming a cohesive body of works on paper inspired by the landscape of the country. the residency will take place in mid may.

look for images/updates from the residency in upcoming weeks.

ros — earthstewards exhibit

binghamton city plaza gallery: earthstewards coalition
opening reception: 5 february 2010, 6-9p
closing reception: 5 march 2010, 6-9p
exhibit runs from: 5 february – 5 march 2010

more than forty artists from across new york, pennsylvania and several other states, will be featured in the earthstewards coalition exhibit. this exhibit intends to encourage the viewer to explore their stance on the use of high volume hydro-fracture drilling for natural gas in their community.

more information | earthstewards artist statement

john ros on galleryELL
john ros’ official website

ros — solo exhibition

john ros will be exhibiting at the hess gallery of elizabethtown college, pennsylvania

nowhere. john ros: new works on paper
19 march — 18 april 2010
opening reception: friday, 19 march 2010, 5-7p

on exhibit: selected images from the collage series, industrialization and new mixed media works.

john ros on galleryELL
john ros’ official website