Photography: Wayne Talbot

About the Artist

Ross Booker

Ross Booker is a Brisbane based visual artist, working primarily as a landscape painter.

Ross graduated from the Queensland College of Art in the early 80s and started exhibiting regularly in the early 90s. More recently he has been represented by Woolloongabba Art Gallery.

Walking, drawing and camping in central Australia has been a major influence on Ross’s art practice since 2008. 

In 2013, artHIVES published a book on Ross’s work: Out from Alice — painting and drawing in central Australia.

In 2012, Ross won the People’s Choice at the Sunshine Coast Art Prize and 2014, won the Cathedral of Saint Stephens Art Prize (COSSAG). He has also been a finalist in the Lethbridge, Milburn, Broken Hill and Alice Art Prizes.