Regular venues for teaching include all major Australian cities, various universities, major art schools and art societies throughout Australia. Internationally, he has been invited to teach in Queenstown, Auckland and Wellington in New Zealand on many occasions and also China, -Qikou-2015 [invited international guest tutor/art judge], China-Jimo City-2016[invited guest tutor] and Southern France in 2016[invited guest tutor]. Ross has also judged various major art shows throughout Australia. He has been invited to participate in many group and solo exhibitions throughout Australia and overseas.
*Group exhibitions include China and Taiwan in 1991 and 1995. In 2010, and again in 2012, he has been an invited guest artist in the biennial Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Exhibition – one of twenty international artists to receive this invitation. Solo exhibitions in China have been held successfully- in Shanghai, 2014, Taiyuan in 2015 and Qingdao-Jimo City- 2016.
In 2012 he was one of the selected artists to receive an “Award of Excellence for his watercolour entry- ‘Rooftops,Nth Italy”.
Ross has been a regular contributing writer for Australian Artist magazine for many years,[since 1989], and more recently he has contributed comprehensive articles in U.K. Artist Magazine-2016, and in “L’ Art de Aquarelle” magazine (the French Watercolour magazine)September,2010.
Also,he was published in the excellent follow-up book (released in January, 2011) “The Art of Watercolour-The Book” which features the work of 24 significant International Watercolour Painters.
*2010 saw the release of his first DVD movie: Summer Light in Watercolour”, which features works painted on location in Northern Victoria.This has been produced by APV Films in the UK. A second DVD-“Masterclass”,[in Watercolour and Oil, was produced in 2013, by APVfilms.co.uk
His work hangs in many permanent collections in corporate and municipal galleries and also private collections of art throughout Australia and overseas. In 1998 he was invited to become a member of the exclusive art society ‘Twenty Melbourne Painters’, [one of the oldest art societies in Australia] He is also an invited member of the Australian Watercolour Institute (based in Sydney).
Currently he has over 240 major awards to his credit including being three times winner of the Australian Landscape Award at Camberwell Art Show. His work has been awarded at Victor Harbor a number of times (Major Award, 2005 and 2019); the inaugural ‘Kenneth Jack Award’ for watercolour in Victoria-2007, and many other major exhibitions throughout Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales,France and China.