Laurence Ross

Laurence Ross

Laurence Ross is a Baltimore-based writer and educator. He received his MFA from the University of Alabama where he served as the Creative Nonfiction Editor for Black Warrior Review. His essays have been published in magazines and literary journals such as Pelican Bomb, The Georgia Review, Brevity, and The Huffington Post. In 2014, Ross served as the Director of P.3Writes, an educational program in conjunction with U.S. Art Triennial Prospect New Orleans. In 2020, he curated his first visual art exhibition at Woodland Pattern in Milwaukee, WI. Contact: laurence.alec@gmail.com

Stories by Laurence Ross
An Artist Whose Collections Weave into Her Art

Though the first floor of Franklin's home is filled with art, there are no defined boundaries that separate the art in her collection, the art she herself makes, her collections in progress, and the more ordinary articles of her life.

The final screening is June 11 at the SNF Parkway Theater

The final three screenings are fitting, as they amplify the voices of many regional artists, Baltimore’s youth, and the complex beauty of the city itself.

In TLaloC’s 'Orbis Tertius: Hlaer to Jangr,' vibrant inflatable pieces filled the space from floor to ceiling, gleaming like alien objects, their purpose and meaning inscrutable.

In an economic and political environment where artists are accustomed to scarcity, the notion of excess space is indeed otherworldly.

The city-wide triennial features site-specific work responding to New Orleans, the American South and, often as a result, issues of environmental, economic, and racial justice

With 17 different venues and a map in hand, I moved in currents and countercurrents over the course of my 11-day visit and still didn’t see it all.