Mr. Ross studied with renowned artists Clayton Rippey, Dalene Osterkamp, Al Naso, and Harry Wilson at Bakersfield College. After study as a Fine Arts major at San José State University as a graphic designer and Art teacher at Kern County Superintendent of Schools fifteen years. He is presently teaching painting to young people at: HERC Home Educators’ Resource Center that is remote-learning-online Art Class at this time during Covid19..Mr. Ross’ style is inspired by Impressionist painter Claude Monet, Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh and Realist painter Andrew Wyeth. Ross works with watercolor, oil and acrylic and has been a strong colorist using vibrant tones and washes. His soft, imaginative scenes allow the viewer to freely interpret his paintings.