Born, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Toni Ross: Finding Beauty in a Dark Place, Robert Wilson’s The Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY
2017 Sanctuary Entwined, a site-responsive installation, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY June 24, 2017-18
2016 The Presence of Absence, Toni Ross, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY, (catalog)
Permanent Transience, Parrish Road Show, Marders, Bridgehampton, NY, August 20, 2016 – Summer, 2017
Toni Ross new sculpture, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
2014 Toni Ross: La Mémoire Collective, Galerie Dutko, Paris, France
Toni Ross: Contained. Unbound., The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
2013 Symbiosis, Hood College, Frederick, VA
2011 Toni Ross, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
Unearthed, ARC Fine Art, Fairfield, CT
2009 Touchstones, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
2001 Shino Explorations, Celadon Gallery, Water Mill, NY


2019 June 28, site-specific installation, residential lobby, LIZ DC, Washington, D.C.


2023 Yaddo, The Patricia Highsmith-Plangman Residency, winter, 2023, Saratoga Springs, NY
2020 Yaddo, The Patricia Highsmith-Plangman Residency, winter, 2020, Saratoga Springs, NY
2019 The Watermill Center, Artist in Residence, spring of 2019; in collaboration with Laurie Lambrecht, Water Mill, NY

Group Exhibitions

2024 “Summer Games,” Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
“Opening Day Lineup,” Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2023 “New Acquisitions,” The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
“(Mostly) Women (Mostly) Abstract: Part II,” Eric Firestone Gallery, New York, NY
“Threads of Expression: Textile Art Unraveled,” Shin Gallery, New York, NY
“Maison Palo,” Palo Gallery, New York, NY
“(Mostly) Women (Mostly) Abstract,” Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
“Change Agents: Women Collectors Shaping the Art World,” Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY
“She Then Turned Away,” Carol Corey Fine Art, Kent, CT
“Geotex: Geometric Abstraction in Textile Art,” Jeff Lincoln Art + Design, Southampton, NY
“Femme F(r)iction,” C1760, Academy Masion, New York, NY
“The Leiber Collection’s Garden Of Friends Artists,” Kathryn Markel Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
2022 “Swept Away: Love Letter to a Surrogate(s),” Guild Hall: Offsite, East Hampton, NY
“Now Here,” Presented by Guild Hall: Offsite, The Amagansett U.S. Life-Saving Station Museum, Amagansett, NY
“A Loom of One’s Own,” Onna House, East Hampton, NY
“Threading The Needle,” The Church, Sag Harbor, NY
2021 Primordial, Palo Gallery, New York, NY
The Breathing Project, The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
No W here: Bastienne Schmidt, Alice Hope, Toni Ross, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
The Garden of Friends, Leiber Collection, East Hampton, NY
2020 Project Vote, image projections across the east end, organized by Christine Sciulli, Amagansett, NY
The Abyss of Uncertainty, “Today Cannot Be Tomorrow,” an installation, C.A.R.E. LTD, East Hampton, NY
DRIVE-BY-ART, Public Art in This Time of Social Distancing, “When,” Toni Ross and Sara Salaway, site-specific installation, Wainscott, NY
The Garden of Friends, “Divided We Stand,” an installation, Leiber Collection, East Hampton, NY
Ma’s House, organized by Jeremy Dennis in collaboration with the Leiber Collection, Shinnecock Indian Reservation,
Southampton, NY
2019 HANDOFF: Weaving in Space, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY
IN PROCESS: Laurie Lambrecht and Toni Ross, Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY
2018 MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model, Washington Art Association & Gallery, Washington Depot, CT
Desire in the Bangles, R.E. Steele Antiques, East Hampton, NY
The Barn Show 2018, curated by Johannes Vogt, East Hampton, NY
Beautiful Strangers: Artists Discover the Garden, curated by James Salomon, Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA
A RADICAL VOICE: 23 Artists, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY
2017 Touch the Earth, Madoo Conservancy, curated by April Gornik, Sagaponack, NY
Eyes of the East End, ARC Fine Art, Fairfield, CT
2016 Artists Choose Artists, Parrish Art Museum, selected by Cindy Sherman, Water Mill, NY
A Hard Nut Containing the Whole Tree, curated by Christopher French, J & C Space, Sag Harbor, NY
2014 Winter Salon, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
PAD London, Galerie Dutko, Berkeley Square, London, UK
The Armory Show, Ricco Maresca Gallery, Pier 92, New York, NY
2013 Stephen Antonakos, Alice Aycock, Mary Ellen Bartley, Sue Heatley, Costantino Nivola, Toni Ross, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
Out of Their Elements: Jill Bonovitz, Toni Ross, Carole Seborovski, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
Endless Variations: A Shino Extravaganza, Lone Star College, Houston, TX
2012 Long Island Biennial, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
Malcolm Davis, Aileen Florell, Toni Ross, Celadon Gallery, Water Mill, NY
Hand Thrown: The Fine Art of Pinched + Coiled Ceramics, Washington Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
Hand Thrown: East Asian Wedged Coil, Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Columbia, MD
Shino Redux, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
2010 Weather, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Masters of the Art, with Sam Taylor, Celadon Gallery, Water Mill, NY
2007 Installation: Aileron, Dayton, OH
2005 Masters of the Art, with Malcolm Davis, Celadon Gallery, Water Mill, NY
Endless Variations: Shino Review, Clay Art Center, Baltimore, MD
1999 New Work, The Secret Gallery, Water Mill, NY

Reviews and Publications

2023 Schmitt, Christina L. “On Textures and Textiles: Fabric Art Rewound at Shin Gallery.” Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, 15 Nov. 2023
Sporn, Stephanie, “Women Artists and Collectors Are at the Fore of the Hamptons Art Scene. Here Are 6 Female-Focused Exhibitions to See Into September,” artnet news, August 13, 2023
Fontaine, Pearl, “Eric Firestone Presents Two-Part Show of Women Artists Working in Abstraction (Mostly),” Whitewall, August 17, 2023
Southampton Arts Center has opened ‘Change Agents: Women Collectors Shaping the Art World,’” ArtDaily, July 25, 2023
Change Agents: Southampton Arts Center’s latest exhibition highlights women collectors in the art world,” Purist, July 20, 2023
Carrigan, Margaret, “3 Places to Seek Out Cutting-Edge Design Projects in the Hamptons This Summer,” Cultured, July 6, 2023
Godwin, Georgina, The Globalist, episode 3018, Monocle, 22 Mar. 2023
Celebrating The Leiber Collection’s Garden of Friends Artists at Kathryn Markel Gallery,” James lane, January 30, 2023
Moore, Jacqueline, “Leiber Garden of Friends’ Beauty, Love & Inspiration Show,” Dan’s Papers, January 27, p. 14, 2023
2022 Edwards, Kelcey, “No W here Collective: Now, Here at Amagansett Life Saving Station,” WHITE HOT, November 2022
Hinkle, Annette, “The ‘No W here’ Collective Explores The Truth Of The Faking Box,” 27 East, July 21, 2022
Carson, Jill, “Guild Hall Offsite Exhibition: ‘Now Here,'” James Lane, July 12, 2022
Segal, Mark, “Life-Saving Station Center of New Exhibition,” The East Hampton Star, July 12, 2022
Young, Beth, “Artists to Respond to Nautical History in Amagansett,” East End Beacon, July 6, 2022
Donoghue, Katy, “Lisa Perry Fosters Creativity and Support at Onna House,” Whitewall, June 16, 2022
Landes, Jennifer, “East Meets East End at Onna House,” The East Hampton Star, May 26, 2022
McGee, Celia, “Room of One’s Onna,” Avenue Magazine, May–June 2022, pages 56–63
Small, Zachary, “Designer and Art Collector Lisa Perry is Reviving a Pedigreed Modernist House as a Gallery in the Hamptons,” artnet news, April 7, 2022
Goodman, Wendy, “Saving the Modernist Scull House in the Hamptons,” Curbed, April 4, 2022
2021 James Lane Post, Keyes Art Presents ‘One Stop – The Rise of Modernism’, December 10
Peterson, Oliver, Toni Ross Weaves Her Way into HIFF Poster Artist Pantheon, Dan’s Papers, October 7
Segal, Mark, The Art Scene 10.07.21, The East Hampton Star, October 7
Ernst, Eric, Toni Ross Melds Stone and Straw in ‘Permanent Transience, Hamptons Art Hub, August 30
Sickles, Sarah, Contemporary Hamptons Legends Came Together for a Cultured Weekend, Cultured, August 25
Salomon, James. “No W here is Here: Alice Hope, Bastienne Schmidt,” Toni Ross, WHITE HOT, August
Gliubizzi, Amanda, “No W here: Alice Hope, Bastienne Schmidt, Toni Ross,” Brooklyn Rail, July
2020 Landes, Jennifer, “Lighting Up the East End to Get Out the Vote,” East Hampton Star, November 1
Salomon, James, “The Abyss of Uncertainty, White Hot Magazine,” October 28
Edwards, Kelcey, “Back to the Garden,” Portray Magazine, August 8
Kambhampaty, Anna Purna, “The Pandemic Closed Art Galleries’ Doors,” TIME MAGAZINE, June 11
Neidich, Warren, “Quarantine Chronicles,” MUSEE Magazine, May 26
Leroy, Bridget, “Where and When and Why,” The Independent, May 19
Fox, Alex, “Drive-By Art Exhibition Provides Socially Distanced Dose of Culture,” Smithsonian Magazine, May 14
Halle, Howard, “A drive-by art exhibition recently popped up in the Hamptons,” TIME OUT, May 13
Stowe, Stacy, “A Drive By Art Show Turns Lawns and Garages Into Galleries,” New York Times, May 11
Landes, Jennifer, “Visual Art Gets Real Again on the South Fork,” East Hampton Star, May 7
Ludel, Wallace, “See Art From Your Car at “Drive-By” Group Show in Long Island This Week,” The Art Newspaper, May 4
2019 Van Slooten, Philip, Whitman-Walker’s Liz complex artfully adorned, Washington Blade, November 27
Leroy, Bridgett, Toni Ross to be honored at HIFF, The Independent, October 8
2018 Bancroft, Debbie, “The Consummate East Ender, Toni Ross Dishes on Food, Art, & Fellowship,” Avenue Magazine, July
Buck, Andrew, Toni Ross: A Woman’s Way of Contemporary Minimalism, Ceramics Art + Perception, Issue #109
Edwards, Kelcey, “The Beautiful Strangers of The Berkshire Botanical Garden,” essay, Beautiful Strangers, curator James Salomon
Smullen, Jennifer, Berkshire Botanical Garden, When Metal, Art and Nature Meet, The Berkshire Eagle, May 18
Baryliski, Nicole, “Toni Ross on WOMEN ARTISTS: Reshaping the Conversation,”, May
Landes, Jennifer, “23 Successes in ‘A Radical Voice, East Hampton Star,” March 20
2017 Buck, Andrew, “Toni Ross and Friends: Big Guns in a Peaceful Sanctuary,” August
Landes, Jennifer, The Many Lives and Art of Toni Ross, The East Hampton Star, August 10, page C1
Barron, James, “Where’s the Art? In Hamptons Center, Look Behind the Wall,” New York Times, February 26, page A18, Southampton Arts Center, A Sense of Place Exhibition, February 25
Weitz, Emily J., “Curating A Sense of Place at Southampton Arts Center,” February 22
2016 Beckenstein, Joyce, “When Artists Choose Artists,” Brooklyn Rail, December 6
Russi, Alexandra, “In the Studio: Toni Ross on The Presence of Absence,” Artsy Magazine, September 30
Goldberger, Paul, catalogue essay, “The Presence of Absence,” Ricco Maresca Gallery
Ernst, Eric, “Toni Ross Melds Stone and Straw in Permanent Transience,” Hamptons Art Hub, August 30
MacAdam, Barbara, “Making Hay in the Hamptons: Toni Ross Creates and Unlikely Desert in an Evocative Garden Center,” ARTnews, August 30
Heyman, Marshall, “Two Business Types Show Their Artistic Selves with Exhibits in the Hamptons,” Wall Street Journal, August 23
Galerie Magazine, “People: Toni Ross,” pages 184-185 and “Superb Geometry,” pages 167, 174, August 17
Segal, Mark, Toni Ross’s Road Show Reading, East Hampton Star
Buchanan, Heather, “Breaking the Mold: Ceramist Toni Ross’s Wainscott Home,” Cottages & Gardens, July 1
Landes, Jennifer, “Toni Ross at Drawing Room,” East Hampton Star, June 9, pg C5
2014 MacAdam, Barbara, “Toni Ross and Jean Pagliuso,” ARTnews, September 9, page 108
Selz, Gabrielle, “Jean Pagliuso and Toni Ross: Sources of Inspiration,” Huffington Arts & Culture, June 18
2013 Selz, Gabrielle, “Art Review: Creating Art Out of Their Element,” Hamptons Art Hub – October 31
2011 Pagliuso, Jean, “Toni Ross,” Bombsite, December
Goleas, Janet, “Toni Ross: Inside/Out,” Blinnk, December 8
Karasyov, Carrie Doyle, “Secrets of Success: A New Medium,” Hamptons Magazine, November
2010 Handthrown: The Art of Pinched and Coiled Ceramics, DVD
The Art of Joyce Michaud, DVD
2009 Weiss, Marion Wolberg, “Ross and Pagliuso at Drawing Room,” Dan’s Papers, October 9


2019 The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award, Hamptons International Film Festival at Guild Hall, October 29
2015 “Planters: On + Off the Ground VII,” Toni Ross/Tony Piazza, blue ribbon, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY, selected by architect Pretson T. Phillips

WOMEN ARTISTS: Reshaping the Conversation
a series of panel discussions, curated by Toni Ross


Reshaping the Conversation at LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY

  • September 22 with Alice Hope, Sheila Pepe, Brie Ruais, Kennedy Yanko, and Barbara Toll moderating
  • August 25 with Elia Alba, Allana Clarke, Ilana Harris-Babou, Bethany Collins, Aliza Nisenbaum, and Justine Ludwig moderating
  • August 11 with Carrie Moyer, Cassie Namoda, Dorothea Rockburne, and Terrie Sultan moderating

Reshaping the Conversation at Nick & Toni’s Restaurant, East Hampton, NY

  • June 3 with Judith Hudson, Sara Rahbar, Alyson Shotz, and Pernilla Holmes moderating
  • May 20 with Sally Gall, Sondra Gilman, Laurie Lambrecht, and Lisa Dennison moderating
  • April 29 with Ellen Phelan, Agathe Snow, and Amei Wallach moderating

Reshaping the Conversation at LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY

  • September 23 with Zina Saro-Wiwa, Bastienne Schmidt, Almond Zigmund, and Pernilla Holmes moderating
  • August 26 with Alice Aycock, Barbara Rose, Michelle Stuart, Terrie Sultan, and Andrea Grover moderating
  • August 12 with Michele Oka Doner, April Gornik, Neda Young, and Uzoamaka Maduka moderating


2020 Toni Ross in conversation with Theresa Roden, The Matriark Club, Sag Harbor, NY
2018 Toni Ross at the Golden Eagle, presentation and conversation, East Hampton, NY
A Radical Voice, in conversation, panel discussion, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY
2017 25 Years, 25 Films, participant in Hampton’s Film Festival panel discussion Pollock, Guild Hall, East Hampton
Out of the Question, Warren Strugatch, Toni Ross, Eric Fischl, Rick Friedman, Ruth Vered, Southampton Art Center, Southampton, NY
A Sense of Place Artists Talk and Gallery Tour, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY
2016 The Artists View: Artists Choose Artists, gallery talk, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
Toni Ross, Tony Piazza in conversation with Andrea Grover, Parrish Road Show, Parrish Art Museum, Marders, Aug 21
2015 Hood College, The Blank Page, Frederick, MD
2013 Bennington College, The Grand Vessel, Bennington, VT
Hood College, On Seeing and Being Seen, Hood College, Frederick, MD
2012 Parrish Art Museum, After and Before, PechaKucha, Southampton, NY
2011 ARC Fine Art, Fairfield, CT


  BA, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; 1980