Born in 1955 Eketahuna New Zealand, a self-taught photographer.
1998 set up personal exhibition-studio space Gallery464 in Christchurch NZ
2000 travelled to Middle East and Europe showing works at the NZ Ambassadors residence in Tehran.
2000 Worked in collaboration with students to make works on paper based on NZ abstract photographs at art studio Miskovic in Belgrade.
2002 travelled-photographed through China
2002-2012 photographed in Australia on regular visits.
Currently lives in Christchurch New Zealand.
Portraits from a battered city, Tom Cardy, Dominion post arts feature Dec 2012
Philip Matthews, Doc Ross a city in transition, The Press arts feature Sept 30 2011
Anthony Mckee, Working with Rangefinders, Australian Photography, August 2005
Harold Mason, Photographers Mail NZ, feature article 2004
Christopher Moore ‘Brooding authority’ The Press, Arts feature Jan 29 2003
Anthony Mckee, Alternative Vision, Australian Photography, October 2003
Henry Rasmussin ‘B&W’ black and white photography collectors magazine (USA) Spotlight on Doc Ross Aug2001
CTV In the studio with Doc Ross, Interview by Sonja De Friez 1999
2013 37 Portraits, New Zealand Portrait gallery Wellington
2012 Christchurch Public Art Gallery, Phantom City, Christchurch 1998-2011
2012 Christchurch Public Art Gallery, Reconstruction, conversations on a city
2012 Selwyn Gallery, Portrait of a tree
2011 Wallace art awards TSB bank Wallace Arts center, Auckland
2011 'a gathering' group show of canterbury artists, curated by Grant Banbury
2010 Milford gallery Queenstown, Royal Queenstown Easter show
2010 Two Rivers gallery, Two worlds, Images from Serene and Brutal book
2009 COCA Christchurch, One man group show
2009 Two Rivers gallery, Selected works 2002-2007
2009 Milford gallery Queenstown, Selected works group show
2008 Milford gallery Queenstown, Selected works group show
2006 COCA (Centre of Contemporary art) Christchurch NZ, South Island landscapes
2005 COCA Christchurch, Observations and digital collage’s
2005 Gallery Oceanic Queenstown, New photographs,
2004 COCA Christchurch, Being There, Large scale Seascapes
2004 Gallery Oceanic Queenstown, Here and there, now and then
2003 COCA Christchurch, New large scale works
2003 Gallery Oceanic Queenstown, New Landscapes,
2002 COCA Christchurch, Landscapes and Abstractions
2002 Gallery Oceanic Queenstown, Anatomy in Stone,
2001 Gallery Oceanic Queenstown, NZ and European landscapes and Urban Observations
1997 Arrowtown Museum
1996 Arrowtown Museum
2011 Project "GLOBALIZATION-CONNECTIONS-TIME', Museo Historicas Beunos Aries Argentina
2009 Project "GLOBALIZATION-CONNECTIONS-TIME' FNCC Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, Namibia.
2009 Project "GLOBALIZATION-CONNECTIONS-TIME' Galerie la Decouverte, El Nadira Rabat Morocco
2006 Anita Traverso gallery Melbourne Australia
2006 A.C.E gallery Sydney Australia
2002 Sotheby's New York USA, Contemporary Photography from Australia and New Zealand
Christchurch Public Art Gallery, Christchurch New Zealand
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Australia
Ngai Tahu holdings, Christchurch New Zealand
The Dr Robert Slutsky Photography collection, New York USA
The WrightMann collection, Christchurch New Zealand
Musee Solomon, Texas USA
2011 Wallace art awards finalist
3 times Anthony Harper contemporary art award finalist.
The Art event, Christchurch art gallery, 2004 2006 2007 2008