Ross Potter

Ross Potter invites audiences to contemplate their perception of the natural world through his new project WOOD. The under-appreciation or destruction of the natural world is reflected thematically in this new exhibition. Captured in thought provoking detail, Potter’s latest works will draw you closer to these very simple and often overlooked subjects, creating a sense of wonder and a new appreciation for all things that grow.

Originally from Brisbane, Potter made his move to the West Coast in 2007, working in the steel industry and creating art in his spare time. In 2011 he decided to take his art more seriously with the creation of his first solo exhibition. Potter’s passion for the arts continued to grow as his practice developed, leading him to pursue his artistic career full time in 2013. Using Graphite on Paper, Potter dedicates his time to capturing the details in our everyday lives and finds escapism can exist in the simplicity of our very own reality. Altering perspectives and challenging our sense of place, Potter’s work captures the slow evolution of the urban landscape and how we as a community interact with our surroundings.