RaMell Ross is an artist, filmmaker, and writer. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Aperture, Harper’s Magazine, TIME, Oxford American, and the Walker Arts Center. He has been awarded an Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship and a Rhode Island Foundation MacColl Johnson artist fellowship.
His feature documentary HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING won a Special Jury Award for Creative Vision at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, was nominated for an Academy Award, was nominated for a Creative Arts Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking, and has screened at MoMA, the National Gallery of Art, Hammer Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art London, Museum of Moving Image, and Lincoln Center. Ross currently teaches in Brown University’s Visual Art Department. Images from South County, AL (a Hale County) and new work will be displayed in a solo exhibition at the Ogden Museum in late 2020.