Robyn Ross is a Sydney born professional artist. She uses paints,charcoal and pencil with equal proficiency and draws different qualities from each medium - her artistic output is diverse. She specializes in Portraiture though is by no means limited by this subject.
Commissioned by the Universtiy of Sydney for various portraits, sales of her work stretch from Australia to UK,Italy, France, Germany,Brazil and UAE. Other commissioned works have included a painted chair for Government house Sydney, large murals for Darling Harbour Expos and ceramics for the ANA Hotel Group.
Since 2009 Robyn has held the position of Arts Ambassador to the Sir David Martin Foundation, and over the last 15 years has continued to support many charities including the "Jeans for Genes" art auction holding the record price of $32,00 raised for the portrait of H G Nelson with his jeans. Her celebrity portraits include Russel Crowe, Sir Tim Rice, Bette Midler, Gordon Ramsay and Harry Connick Jr to name a few.
Robyn was invited to prepare a drawing for the Centenary of the Royal Australian Navy and signed by The Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Ray Griggs. Robyn was one of very few civilians present at the spectacular celebration held at Parliament House Canberra where her work was auctioned.
Past President of Portrait Artists Australia
Invited artist for over 80 group exhibitions and various solo shows
Studies - Gallery School Meadowbank - The Julian Ashton Art School.
Notable International Exhibitions include
- Australian Embassy in Washington
- Biennale Contemporea Florence Italy
- Invited Guest artist 1st International Biennale Izmir Turkey 2011
- Invited artist for an International collaborative work to celebrate the anniversary of The Goethe Institute - Germany 2012
- ART Monaco
Invited guest speaker and Judge for various exhibitions: such as Hunters Hill Art Show, Bulldust to Bitumen, Mortimore Prize. The Arthouse Hotel - The Contempo Group, AGNSW - Art Society of Canberra - Professional Womens Association.
Robyn established Hunters Hill Art group 17 years ago and has run workshops for various Art Societies, Northbridge School of Visual Arts, Charles Sturt University and in Lucca Italy.