paula ross is a visual artist using a variety of media and modes of address in her encounters with issues of transparency and veiling, historical gaps and distortions, and the transactions that can occur when aesthetics steps into arenas both political and cultural. She has worked as a broadcast and television journalist, foundation program officer, and archivist. She studied with both Brava! for Women in the arts, and composer/media artist Pamela Z in San Francisco, and received an MFA in studio art from the University of California, Irvine. She was granted an artist residency at International House, Kiçevo, Macedonia in 2007, and in 2008 co-founded the Sunday Salons in Berlin, Germany. She is currently editor for USArtBerlin and a founding advisory board member of that organization (www.usartberlin.org). She maintains a studio in Berlins Schöneberg quarter, dividing her time between Berlin and the Franken city of Würzburg in southern Germany. Her work has been exhibited in Chicago, Los Angeles, Tucson, Leipzig, and Berlin.