Ross Sawyers

EDUCATION
2007 MFA, Photography, University of Washington
2002 BFA, Photography and New Media, Kansas City Art Institute

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
The Jungle, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA 
2014
Ross Sawyers: Model Pictures, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2013
This is the Place, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011
Dismantled Rooms, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009
Contained Within, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008
New Work by Ross Sawyers, Bryon Oliver Gallery, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
Clear Blue, Sky, Gallery4Culture, Seattle, WA
2007
Divided Spaces, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2004
Current Work by Ross Sawyers, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
2002
Current Work by Ross Sawyers, Michael Cross Gallery,
Kansas City, MO
2001
Jasper Stands Amazed Wondering What Happened to His Youth, Michael Cross Gallery, Kansas City, MO

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
The Ghosts of Architecture, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010
Thinking Photography: Five Decades at the Kansas City Art Institute, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Contemporary Works from the Monsen Family Collection, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2009
Feed 2009 Biennial, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
9th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA. Jurors: Allison Green, Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Rock Hushka Curator of Contemporary Art, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2008
Editioned, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
Dualities, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
35th Anniversary Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007
Fall Showcase, 2007, Jen Beckman Gallery, New York, NY
Home Sweet Home, SOIL Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
New & Old School Photography, Rake Gallery, Portland, OR
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006
CoCA Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, Juror: Jennifer Gately, Curator of Northwest Art, Portland Art Museum
Facade, Soil Art Gallery, Seattle WA
Strange Coupling IV, Secret Handshake, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2005
Works on Paper, Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2004
Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Art Space at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
2002
Kansas City Art Institute BFA Exhibition, H&R Block Art Space at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
2001
Current Works 2001 Annual International Competition, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
The Society of Illustrators Annual Scholarship Competition, New York, NY
The Doll and Toy Show, The Opie Gallery, Kansas City, MO

COLLECTIONS
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (extended loan and promised gift of Joseph and Elaine Monsen)
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO