Christopher Russell • Sculpture

About

Christopher Russell lives and works in New York City. His studio is in Long Island City, Queens.

textured pollen grain

Photo by Christopher Russell

Resumé: Christopher Russell

652 Hudson Street, 6E, New York, NY 10014 rusproject@pipeline.com 917 318 1020
Representation: Julie Saul Gallery saulgallery.com

Professional experience

2010-2013
Produced major permanent sculpture installation, Bees for Sunset Park, in bronze, for subway station.
Commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design, NYC

1990-present
Produced ceramic sculpture.
Represented by Julie Saul Gallery, NY, NY. since 2008

1998-2008
Produced and installed custom designed ceramic tiles for private residential clients.

1989-1998
Designed textile prints for the fashion industry.
Clients included Print-a-Pattern, New York, NY; Gamby Global, New York, NY; Adrienne Vittadini, New York, NY.

Residencies

1993
Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Participated as artist-in-residence in the Arts/industry at the Kohler Factory.

1992
Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, North Edgecomb, ME
Attended as Visiting Artist. Completed outdoor installation.

Service in field

2013
Panelist, artist selection panel, for public art commission, Arts in Transit and Urban Design, New York, NY.

2011-2013
Judge for annual student arts competition, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, New York, NY

2004-2006
Advisory Board Member, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, North Edgecomb ME

1996-2004
Full Board member, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, North Edgecomb, ME

Selected exhibitions

  • 2012   Unnatural Natural History, group show, Royal West Academy, Bristol, England
  • 2012   After the Golden Age, solo show, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2009   Pollination, 2 person show, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2009   Back to the Garden, group show, Deutsche Bank, New York, NY
  • 2008   Specimen, group show, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
  • 2008   In Response, group show, Glyndor Gallery, WaveHill, Bronx, NY
  • 1996   Artists on their Own, group show, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
  • 1995   Upstate Bacchus, solo show, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
  • 1994   Watershed, group show, Maine Coast Artists Gallery, Rockport, ME

Education

1983
Wesleyan University, Middletown CT. Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Honors in both Psychology and Fine Art.
Born 196l, Quincy, Massachusetts