Elliot Ross is a Brooklyn based artist and portrait photographer. Born in Taipei, Taiwan (1990), his interest for the photographic medium, rural frontiers, and underserved communities developed during his upbringing on a homestead in Northeast Colorado. His recent work investigates the divisive nature and social repercussions of geopolitical borders including the plight of refugees seeking asylum on Greek islands and ongoing work in the marginalized communities of the U.S. / Mexico borderlands. He holds a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. His work has been internationally shown and published, with notable appearances in National Geographic, The New York Times, The New Yorker and The Atlantic.