RESUME

HUGH J RUSSELL

hjr@hughjrussell.com

BORN:  Cleveland, Ohio 11 / 22 / 62


EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE 

1994 YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ART, M.F.A. Sculpture

1992  KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, Honors College, B.F.A. Sculpture, Magna Cum Laud

1983-89 UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, Corporal, Infantry / Communications


EXHIBITIONS 

2019 Elizabeth Jones Art Center, “Encyclical”, Portland, OR

2018 Elizabeth Jones Art Center, “Journal Show”, Portland, OR

2012 Honolulu Academy of the Arts, “Hawaii Art Now”, Honolulu, HI

Fictilis Gallery, “Collections”, Seattle, WA

2011 Kent State University, “Centennial Alumni Show”, Kent, Ohio

Honolulu Academny of the Arts, “Artists of Hawaii”, Honolulu. HI

2010 Solo Exhibition, “Illustriations”, Alleykat Art Gallery, Kapa'a, HI

2008 Solo Exhibition, “Inerrant”, Blossoming Lotus, Kapa'a, HI

2002 1300 Gallery, “Towering”, Cleveland, OH

Kauai Society of Artists, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI

Blue Moon Gallery Alumni Show, Chagrin Falls, OH

Lakeview Cemetery, “Celebration of the Spirit”, Cleveland, OH

2001 The Contemporary Museum, “Biennial”, Honolulu, HI

chosen as the single artist to represent the island of Kauai

Maui Arts & Culture Center, “Biennial”, Kahului, HI

Get Real Art Gallery, “Clean”, New York City, NY

1999 Sol Mednick Gallery, Solo Exhibition - “Solemn”, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Bellevue Art Museum, “The Self Absorbed”, Bellevue, WA

The Times Square Gallery, “Through the Lens”, New York City, NY

The International Show-case Home for the Millenium, The Thinking Room, New York, NY

1998 Foto Circle Gallery, Solo Exhibition - “Solemn Sequence”, Seattle, WA

CEPA Gallery, Photography Show, Buffalo, NY

Morris-Sayler Gallery, “Projected Naratives”, Brooklyn, NY 

traveling group sound / slide exhibition, Soho, NY, Philadelphia, PA 

Hollycroft, “The Fifth Hollycroft Invitational”, Ivoryton, CT

1997 N.Y. Law School, “Thin Thread”, New York City, NY 

Dop Dop Salon, Solo Exhibition - “Old Wall Works”, New York City, NY

West Brook High School, Sculpture on loan, West Brook, CT

Galeria Arte Elemental, “Permaculture: Nature as a Model”, Facinas, SPAIN

Empire-Fulton Ferry Park, ”Between the Bridges”, B.W.A.C., Brooklyn, NY

Hollycroft, “The Ivoryton Mile”, Ivoryton, CT

Spaces, “Rites of Passage”, Cleveland, OH

National Arts Club, “8th Annual Roundtable”, New York, NY

Millworks Gallery, Akron, OH

Jorgensen Gallery, New York, NY

1996 Foramen Magnum Gallery, “Art is Where the Home Was”, New York, NY

 Hollycroft, “1996 International Outdoor Invitational”, Ivoryton, CT

Outdoor Sculpture Installations, Solo Exhibition - “Guardians”, Madison, CT

1995 Woodward Gallery, “Kamouflage”, New York, NY

Private Collection, Permanent Outdoor Installation, Madison, CT

1994 Yale University School Of Art, “Protection & Enhancement”, New Haven, CT

1993 Impact Management Building, Solo Installation, New Haven, CT

1992 Kent State University, Annual Art Exhibition, Kent, OH

Hammond & Cunningham Co., Solo Exhibition, Akron, OH


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2010 Frainier, Andrea. “Husband-and-Wife Duo Create Art from the Farm” The Garden Island, Oct 1, 2010,  pp. cover, B1

O’Malley, Anne E.“Taking a Walk for Alzheimer’s” Midweek Kaua’i,Oct 6, 2010, pp. 2,8

2001 Price, Heather Mackey. Celebration of the Spirit catalogue, Lakeview Cemetery Outdoor Exhibition, June 6, pp. 15

Morse, Marcia. Biennial 5 catalogue, The Contemporary Museum Biennial of Hawaiian Artists, June 22, pp. 7

Tswei, Suzanne. “Unpredictable Works Challenge the Mind,” The Star Bulletin, June 24, pp. C24-25

Wageman, Virginia. “Biennial Exhibit Showcases Six Top Hawaii Artists,” The Honolulu Advertiser, July 8, pp. E5

Silver, Rosa. “Kilauea Artist Featured in Biennial Exhibition in Honolulu and Maui,” The Garden Island,  August 8, pp. 7B

Litt, Steven. “Deathless Art in a Graveyard Setting,” The Plain Dealer, July 16, pp. E1

1999 Hackett, Regina. “‘Self, Absorbed’ Explores Old Subject in New Ways,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, pp. E1

Fahey, Anna. “The Self, Absorbed Exhibition at Bellevue Art Museum,” The Art Access, October, pp. 7

1998 Lambert, Carrie. “‘Thin Thread’ Draws on Fragility, Cycles, and Rituals,” Tribeca Trib, vol. 4, no. 4, December, pp. 39

Birke, Judy. “Hollycroft Show Could Use Some Pruning,” New Haven Register, August 9

1997 Green, Frank. “Do the Rite Thing,” The Cleveland Free Times, July 23-29, pp. 34

Krivitsky, Kristy. “What’s Rite: Ritual & Experience, “ Dialogue, September/October, pp. 21

photograph- (Escaparate Sextion), Donde, vol. 2, no. 15, August/September, pp. 19

photograph- (Photonews Section), Happi, Household and Personal Products Industry, March, pp. 132

Van Nes, Claudia. “Art Meets Main Street,” Hartford Courent, June 27

1996 Spivey, John. (Entertainment Section), The Middletown Press, vol. 112, no. 235, July 4

1991 Hagelberg, Kymberli. “Kent State Displays Students’ Artwork,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 8 


AWARDS  

2002 Kauai Society of Artists Award- Best in Show, Lihue, HI

1994 Winsor Newton Prize- Excellence in Sculpture, Yale University School of Art

1993 Arnold Bittleman Prize- Excellence in Drawing, Yale University School of Art

1991 Annual Show, First Prize, Kent State University

1990 Art Merit Scholarships, Kent State University


COLLECTIONS

Janie Pool, New York, New York

Tom Gorman, New York, New York

Bill Lundgren, Double Oak, Texas

Rob Conger, Brooklyn, New York

Paige, New York, New York

Sebastian, New York, New York 

Thomas Newbold, Prague, The Czech Republic

Joan & Bugs Baer, Madison , Connecticut

Gingr Vaughan, Kent, Ohio

Brian Perman, New York, New York

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