Russ’s two newest prints, “The Professor” and “House Party for Post-Animate Professionals,” have been posted to the Printmaking page. These pieces have already been included in several current and recent exhibitions (see below).
EXHIBITIONS AND AWARD
Both of the above-mentioned prints will part of an invitational exhibition entitled Under Pressure featuring printmaking faculty and students from seven Northern Ohio universities The show, hosted by the Diane Kidd Gallery at Tiffin University, opens on September 4 and runs through October 10.
Three of Russ’s prints—“Spectacularly Efficient Dystopia,” and “A Surgical Diversion From Times Gone Bad,” and the aforementioned “The Professor"—were among the 42 works chosen for Everything Paper, a national exhibition of works on or of paper on view at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, August 29 – October 2, 2014.
“The Professor” was also seleccted for the Międzynarodowe Biennale Miniatury 8. This major international biennial of miniature art features artists from 21 countries. Russ’s was the only work accepted from the United States. The exhibition opened on August 23 at the Ośrodku Promocji Kultury in Częstochowa, Poland and will travel to other Polish cities.
Russ was also one of 53 artists from 24 countries selected by an international jury for the Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak 2014 exhibition at Gallery Iskra in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. This show ran from June 1–30, 2014 at Gallery Iskra, then was hosted at the Stara Zagora Gallery in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, from July 2–16.
Finally, two of Russ's pieces were among the 100 works chosen for the 91st Annual Spring Show at the Erie Art Museum in Erie, PA. The first was “Two Stories of a Two-Story Varicose Incompetent,” which was one of six works in the show to receive a Juror’s Award. The other is the aforementioned “Spectacularly Efficient Dystopia.” The exhibition ran from April 27 through July 20.
For earlier shows, check out the Exhibitions page.