Creative Boom on Ross M Brown's Terra Incognita

Laura Connelly, Creative Boom, June 22 2017

With his new body of work, artist Ross M Brown has set out to find a contemporary form of Terra Incognita; uncovering a landscape so proximate and everyday it tends to become unnoticed and unknown through sheer familiarity. Approaching subject matter collected in Glasgow and Edinburgh; motorway underpasses, building sites and billboards became the focal point for his painterly exploration.

 

Brown graduated from the MFA course at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 2010. His work has received prizes including the NS Macfarlane and Linda Clark Nolan awards from the Royal Scottish Academy (2010, 2008) and has been shortlisted for Saatchi New Sensations and the Griffin Art Prize (2010, 2012).