Amanda Ross-Ho is an interdisciplinary artist and a professor of sculpture at the University of California, Irvine. She holds a BFA from the School of the Art institute of Chicago and an MFA from the University of Southern California. 


She has exhibited, lectured, and taught widely, nationally and internationally, including the 2008 Whitney Biennial, The Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, The Walker Art Center, the Bonner Kunstverein and the Vleshaal Contemporary Art Center. Recently she was included in Crack Up Crack Down, the 33rd Ljubljana Biennial  of Graphic Arts curated by Slavs and Tatars, and a solo exhibition at Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway. She has presented commissioned public works at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, City Hall Park, New York City, the Parcours Sector of Art Basel Switzerland, and the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Ross-Ho's work has been featured in Artforum, The New York Times, ArtReview, Modern Painters, Art in America, Flash Art, Art + Auction, and Frieze among others. Ross-Ho lives in Los Angeles.


Born in Chicago, IL in 1975

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA 





MFA, University of Southern California Roski School of Art, Los Angeles, CA


BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1997 Exchange Program: California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA


Solo Exhibitions



Kunsthall Stavanger, ‘HURTS WORST’, Stavanger, Norway


Mary Mary, ‘HURTS WORST’, Glasgow, Scotland


Lamar Dodd Gallery, ‘THIS IS A DEVELOPING STORY’, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

  Kentucky Museum of Arts and Crafts, ‘CONTENTS AND INDEX’, Louisville, Kentucky
  Tramway, ‘UNTITLED PERIOD PIECE’, Glasgow, Scotland
  Mitchell-Innes and Nash, ‘MY PEN IS HUGE’, New York, NY
  INDEPENDENT BRUSSELS 2017, ‘Solo Presentation’, Praz-Delavallade
  Bonner Kunstverein, ‘UNTITLED PERIOD PIECE’, Bonn, Germany
2016 Michael Jon & Alan, ‘STOP BATH’, Miami, Florida
  Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, ‘UNTITLED PERIOD PIECE’, Middleburg, Netherlands

The Pit II, ‘ETERNAL FLAME’, Glendale, CA

2015 Praz-Delavallade, ‘HOW TO REMOVE DARK SPOTS’, Paris, FR
2014 The Approach, ‘WHO BURIES WHO’, London, UK
  The Suburban at The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, ‘Untitled Smock (ACCIDENT)’, part of Michelle Grabner, I Work from Home, Cleveland, OH
2013 Museum of Contemporary Art Plaza ‘THE CHARACTER AND SHAPE OF ILLUMINATED THINGS’, Chicago, IL
  Shane Campbell Gallery, ‘CRADLE OF FILTH’, Chicago, IL
  Mitchell-Innes and Nash, ‘GONE TOMORROW’, New York, NY
2012 Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘AMANDA ROSS-HO: TEENY TINY WOMAN’, Los Angeles, CA
2011 The Approach, ‘TIME WAITS FOR NO ONE’, London, UK
  Visual Arts Center, University of Texas, ‘UNTITLED NOTHING FACTORY’, Austin, TX
2010 Cherry and Martin, ‘A STACK OF BLACK PANTS’, Los Angeles, CA
  Mitchell-Innes & Nash, ‘SOMEBODY STOP ME’, New York, NY
  Pomona College Museum of Art, ‘Project Series 40: Amanda Ross-Ho: The Cheshire Cat Principle’, Claremont, CA


Group Exhibitions



Galerie Marguo, ‘The Hearing Trumpet Part II’, curated by Danielle Shang, Paris, France


Angela Mewes ‘Hank Williams hasn’t answered yet.’, Berlin, DE

  Museum of Modern Art, ‘Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists from Helen Kornblum’, New York, NY
  Henry Art Gallery, ‘Double Dare Ya: Burns, Kurland, and Ross-Ho, ViewPoints Serie’, Seattle, WA
  Sheldon Museum of Art, ‘The Scene Changes: Sculpture from the Collection’, Lincoln, NE

Carrie Secrist Gallery, ‘Was/Is/Ought’, Chicago, IL

  Zabludowicz Collection ‘No Thing is Waiting ’, London, UK
  Anonymous Gallery, ‘100 Sculptures’, New York, NY
  Various Small Fires, ‘PSYCHOSOMATIC’, curated by Isabel Yellin, Los Angeles, CA

EPOCH Gallery, ‘FREEPORT’, virtual 3D exhibition curated by Peter Wu


Private Residence, ‘Your Presence is Encouraged’, Los Angeles, CA

  Arts of Life.org, ‘Coloured Fire’, virtual exhibition and benefit curated by Pari Ehsan, Chicago, IL
  Carrie Secrist Gallery, ‘Usual Objects’, Chicago, IL

HANDBALL COURT, (virtual online exhibition), curated by Evan Trine 


O-Town House, ‘PATHOLOGICALLY SOCIA’, organized by Scott Cameron Weaver and Mark Verabioff, Chicago, IL





California Community Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship


Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors grant


Public Collections


Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, CA

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama

Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Saatchi Collection, London, UK

Kadist Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Aïshti Foundation, Lebanon

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington

SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY