Joan Ross was the winner of the 2017 Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, and a finalist again in 2018. In 2018 Joan Ross won the Mordant Family VR Commission, Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Ross was the winner of the inaugural 2017 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, Sydney. Ross’ work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia and Parliament House; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; and the City of Sydney as well as numerous regional galleries and museums. Joan Ross is represented by Michael Reid, Sydney and Berlin.