Russ’s etching, “Spectacularly Efficient Dystopia,” is part of the 35th Annual National Print Exhibition in Fort Wayne, IN. This show runs from April 24 – May 27, 2015 at Artlink Gallery.
His hand-colored print, “The Professor,” was accepted into the 24th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, WI. The show opened on April 9 and runs through July 15.
“The Professor” was included in Ulrich Underground: Shock Print, an exhibition of contemporary printmaking hosted by the Ulrich Art Museum on the campus of Wichita State University, Wichita, KS. This show ran from January 24 – April 19, 2015.
Russ's newest etching, “House Party for Post-Animate Professionals,” earned one of six Merit Awards in the Americas 2015: Paperworks exhibition at Minot State University’s Northwest Art Center in Minot, ND. It was also honored with a Purchase Award and became part of the university’s permanent collection. This juried show featured 30 works selected from 280 submissions and ran from January 13 through February 26, 2015.
This same print was part of Printwork 2014, a national juried exhibition at Artists Image Resource in Pittsburgh, PA. The show ran from December 5, 2014 through February 2, 2015.
Russ also curated a comprehensive exhibition entitled Mind Creatures: The Amazing World of Marvin Jones, featuring approximately 40 works by the late Cleveland State University professor and internationally-recognized printmaker, painter, and sculptor. The exhibition opened at CSU on January 15 and ran through March 7, 2015. Exhibition materials, including installation shots, may be viewed here.
For earlier shows, check out the Exhibitions page.