Biography of Sueellen Ross
For almost forty years, Sueellen Ross’s paintings and etchings of domestic cats, dogs, and wildlife have delighted collectors around the world.
Ross combines her passion for producing art with her love for animals to create works of exceptionally strong design and subtle wit. Using india ink, watercolor and pencil, Ross developed her own unique combination of mixed media concentration on her drawing skills. Describing her choice of genre, Ross comments, “Ink, watercolor and colored pencil each have special qualities. When I mix them, I try to take advantage of all these qualities: the rich, dense ink, the exquisite papers, the glow of colored pencil. This technique forces me to zero in on the essentials of an image. For me, the key is to create a rich, elegant design without losing any of the appeal and individuality of the animal portrayed.”
Her paintings, etchings and other prints have been exhibited worldwide. She has repeatedly been juried into the prestigious Birds in Art show at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin. She has exhibited at Arts in the Parks in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and her works have been included at the wildlife art sale at Christie’s in London, England. She has been listed in Who’s Who in American Art since 1987. Her book, Paint Radiant Realism Using India Ink, Watercolor and Colored Pencil is published by North Light Press.
Ross resides in Seattle with her husband and two cats.