Sculptor in welded metal who studied under Benno Schotz at Glasgow School of Art, gaining her diploma in 1960, doing a post-diploma course under Anthony Caro at St Martin’s School of Art. Gained a fellowship in the architectural department at Strathclyde University, 1973, the year she was elected an associate of RBS. In 1992 was president of the Glasgow Society of Women Artists, also belonging to SSWA. Ross’s early work was influenced by Giacometti and by Schotz, whose studio assistant she was periodically for 20 years; birds and vintage cars were notable themes. Took part in group shows at 41, Torrance and Open Eye Galleries, in Edinburgh, also at RSA (where in 1986 she gained the Rothman’s Purchase Award) and Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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