2009 Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, projected date April 16-May 30, 2009
2006 Nelson Hancock Gallery, Traces of Devotion, Brooklyn, NY.
2005 Lee Niger Studio, Burial Sites in Former East Turkestan, New York, NY.
2005 Georgetown University, Sufi Mystical Experiences in Contemporary Xinjiang, Washington, DC.
2009 Rencontres D’Arles, Nan Goldin Curator, Arles, FR.
2009 33 Portland Place, Take Away, London, UK.
2009 Gallery 456, HOW CHINESE. New York, NY.
2009 Bronx Museum, Living and Dreaming, Bronx, NY.
2009 Affirmation Arts, PS:Parsing Spirituality, New York, NY
2008 Bellwether Gallery, If Love could have Saved You….You Would have Lived Forever, New York, NY.
2008 Higher Pictures Gallery, Cosmological Embeddedness or The Flying Spaghetti Monster, New York, NY.
2008 Lump Gallery, Heroes, Raleigh, North Carolina.
2007 Dinaburg Arts, Fall Vernissage, New York, NY.
2007 KINZ, TILLOU + FEIGEN, “By Invitation Only”, New York, NY.
2006 Murray Guy Gallery, Lie of the Land, New York, NY.
2005 Nelson Hancock Gallery, Landscapes, New York, NY.
2003 Daniel Silverstein Gallery, Spiritual Hunger, New York, NY.
2003 Art et Amicitiae, Violent Violence, curator elin o’Hara slavick, Amsterdam, NL.
2008 Steppe Magazine Summer 2008, On Ancient Central Asian Tracks, p.50-80
Images and captions by Lisa Ross, Text by Alexander Papas
Awards and Fellowships
2008-2009 Bronx Museum Artist In the Marketplace Fellow
2001-2003 Hayward Prize, American Austrian Foundation. Salzburg Arts Academie, Austria. Juror: Lynne Cooke. (Two time recipient)
1991-2001 Merit Scholarship, Columbia University, New York, NY.
Pearse, Emma, “Artist Lisa Ross Takes a Gravely Moving Photograph” New York Magazine, July 25, 2008
Cotter, Holland, “Art in Review,” The New York Times, April 21, 2006.
Madenci, Su, “Revelations from a Restricted Territory”, Genis Aci, Istanbul, Turkey, May-June 2006.
Kellard, Joseph, ”Photographer Brings Journeys Home”, The Long Island Herald, May 18-24, 2006.
Ayers, Robert, “Fair Review: The Affordable Art Fair,” www.artinfo.com, July 12, 2006.
2007 Artists Talk on Art, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
2007 Uyghurs on the Silk Road, UC Berkeley, San Francisco, CA.
2007 Silk Road House, San Francisco, Ca.
2006 Presentation/Talk (with Rushan Gul, Uyghur Scholar), Murray Guy Gallery, New York, NY.
2006 The Thirteenth Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference Indiana University, Picturing the Ineffable, Bloomington.
2006 IVth Turkish Studies Conference, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France.
2005 “Les Pèlerinages des Uyghurs,” 2nd Annual International Conference on Sufism, Music, and Culture, Tlecmen, Algeria.
2004 “Contemporary Images of Sufi Mazars in East Turkestan,” University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK.
2002-2004 Adjunct Professor of Photography, Columbia University, School of Arts,
1989-1998 Pioneered and developed video and photography arts program for urban youth at The Harvey Milk High School and Hetrick-Martin Institute.
2001 MFA Visual Arts; Columbia University, New York, USA.
1993 MA Education; Adelphi University, New York, USA.
1987 Bachelor of Arts; Sarah Lawrence College, New York, USA.