Michael Ross

Michael Ross was born in Edinburgh in 1967. The son of an Episcopalian priest, Ross spent his formative years traveling and living in many Scottish towns, eventually settling Aberdeen.

Michael Ross studied Graphic Art and contemporary design and spent time framing paintings before deciding to become a full time contemporary artist.

A largely self-taught artist, Michael Ross draws on his imagination, and finds much of the inspiration for his paintings in the humour and quirkiness he has observed in everyday life.

Ross has a distinctive vision and his paintings demonstrate a unique style. The viewer may elaborate stories through the figures and situations in his paintings. Often Michael Ross idiosyncratic contemporary acrylic paintings depict Scottish fishing villages, Scottish pipers, Folk Musicians and village pubs. Michael Ross is also inspired by images of medieval art and Folklore depicting magical and intriguing scenes.

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