Jean Ross is a California born photographer is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.  Jean studied regional economics and has spent her career as a public policy researcher and advocate, seeking to reduce inequality, expand opportunity, and promote broad-based prosperity.  Working in government, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector, Jean led California’s premier fiscal and economic policy organization for seventeen years before moving to New York to work for a large global foundation in 2012. More recently, she has studied at the International Center of Photography and her work has been featured in solo shows at Viewpoint Gallery in Sacramento, California and Gallery 1855 in Davis, California and in group shows at the prestigious Centro Fotográfico Manuel Álvarez Bravo in Oaxaca, Mexico and a number of other galleries.