See Russ’s new print, “The Professor,” on the Printmaking page. This hand-colored etching has already been included in three exhibitions (see below).
EXHIBITIONS AND AWARD
Three of Russ’s prints—“The Professor,” “Spectacularly Efficient Dystopia,” and “A Surgical Diversion From Times Gone Bad”—were among the 42 works chosen for Everything Paper, a national exhibition of works on or of paper to be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, August 29 – October 2, 2014.
“The Professor” (see above) was also seleccted for the Międzynarodowe Biennale Miniatury 8. The exhibition opens on August 23 at the Ośrodku Promocji Kultury in Częstochowa, Poland and will travel to other Polish cities. This major international biennial of miniature art features artists from 21 countries. Russ’s was the only work accepted from the United States.
He 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.
Two of Russ's pieces were part of 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.