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PETE ROSS

ABOUT

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BIOGRAPHY

 

Pete Ross was born in Hong Kong in 1985 and grew up in one of the densest and most rapidly developing cities in the world. Captivated by the constant evolving city, Pete was drawn towards architecture and its relation with people during a time of change and political uncertainty as the territory struggled to find its identity and forge its future.

Pete is now a RIBA architect in Hong Kong with a keen interest in socio-urban interactions. His art focuses on his thoughts and observations on his home town Hong Kong and the seeming juxtaposition of the masterplan city and the unpredictable nature of people. His style uses traditional, detailed drawing techniques in contrast to urban stencil work. He brings to the forefront cultural mixes, diversity, memory and contradictions of city life, drawing from his own inspirations of Chinese and Western art. His work often references old ways of life, traditions and cultures against the fast paced perceptions of modern life and poses questions to the viewer of our own sense of belonging and identity within an ever-changing urban landscape. His artwork has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions and art fairs in Hong Kong.

EXHIBITIONS

 

2018 Affordable Art Fair, Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong
2018 Hong Kong Dimensions, Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong
2018 Artist of the Month, Brickhouse, Hong Kong
2017 Affordable Art Fair, Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong
2016 HK Reflected, Voxfire Gallery, Hong Kong​
2016 Signal 8, Cat Street, Hong Kong​
2016 Affordable Art Fair, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

2015 Slideluck, Hong Kong

2015 MobArt, PMQ, Hong Kong

2015 Signal 8, Cat Street, Hong Kong​

2015 Affordable Art Fair, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
2015 Blueprint, Swire Properties, Hong Kong

2014 Celebration, Artists Abroad, Hong Kong

2014 Cracker, Cat Street, Hong Kong

2014 Slideluck, Hong Kong

2014 Somewhere in Time, Hong Kong History Museum, Hong Kong

2014 Open Door Cafe, Hong Kong

2014 Signal 8, Cat Street, Hong Kong

2014 Somewhere in Time, PMQ, Hong Kong

2014 Solo Show, The Hong Kong Club

2013 Artist of the Month, Brickhouse, Hong Kong

2013 Juxtapose, Above Second, Hong Kong

2013 The Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong

2013 The Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong

2013 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Art Fair, Hong Kong

2012 Private Commission

2011 (RE)volution, Zetter, Hong Kong