Lives and works in Los Angeles  

Education

2006 MFA  California Institute of the Arts
1994  BFA  Rhode Island School of Design

Solo Exhibitions  

2016

Robert Russell: Lisa  The Cabin LA Los Angeles, CA

2015

Robert Russell: Tonic Immobility Burrard Arts Foundation Vancouver, BC Canada

Robert Russell: Amateurs LA><ART Los Angeles, CA

 Robert Russell: Sein und Schein Big Pond Artworks Curated by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz Munich, Germany

2013

Robert Russell: Paintings of Men Named Robert Russell, Osmos New York, NY

Robert Russell: Paintings of Men Named Robert Russell, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

2010

Masters, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

2007

Scattershot Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

2005

Pink Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

2004

Recent Work, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA  

2003

Skaters, Frumkin/Duval Gallery, Santa Monica, CA  

2002

Eight Gardeners , Frumkin/Duval Gallery, Santa Monica, CA  

2001

After Images, Frumkin/Duval Gallery, Santa Monica, CA  

Group Exhibitions  

2016

Perfect Day, Roberts and Tilton Gallery Los Angeles, CA

The Art of Politics, Pasadena Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Loosely Bound: Launch of Material Press,

Performance of Men Named Robert Russell for Material Press MOCA Los Angeles, CA

Manifest Justice, Los Angeles, CA

2013

P&CO, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

2012

SecondGuest, New York, NY

Los Angeles Contemporary Tendencies, Helene Bailly Galleri, Paris, FR. Curtated by Annka Kultys  

2011

"The New Verisimilitude" M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Art Brussels, Belgium

"The Los Angeles Initiative" Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

"On Forgery" curated by Andrew Berardini and Lesley Moon, LA 

2010

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

"Group Exhibition" Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

Portugal Arte 10, Billboard Project, Lisbon Portugal Portugal Arte 10,

California Dreamin, Lisbon Portugal  

2009

Dilettantes, Dandies and DivasGavlak Projects, Palm Beach, FL  

2008

Salon ARS LIBRI 500, The Cartin Colection Boston, MA

Going Out of Business, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles  

2007

Distinctive Messengers, curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala, House of Campari, Venice, CA  

2006

Farewell to Icon, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles  

The 2nd Annual L.A. Weekly Biennial, MFA WMDs, Selections from LA Schools, curated by Tom Christie and Holly Meyers, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Collisions & Pileups: CalArts 2006 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Armory Northwest, Los Angeles, CA

Nightmares of Summer, Marcello Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY  

2001

The World of Figure, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA  

2000

The Changing Face of Portraiture, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA  

Publications  

2013

“Robert Russell: Men Who are Named Robert Russell”, Osmos Magazine, Spring 2013

Mizota, Sharon, “Review: Robert Russell examines potency of a name in the Google age” Los Angeles Times July 25 2013

Wagley, Catherine, “His Name is My Name, Too” LAWeekly July, 24, 2013

Frank, Priscilla, “Men Who are Named Robert Russell' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like” Huffington Post July 26 2013  

Malone, Tyler "One of Many Robert Russells", PMC Magazine Fall 2013

2012

Socarras, Jorge, “Robert Russell” The Omen Magazine Issue 09 2012  

2011

Goldman, Edward, “The Art of Twisting and Turning Reality As We Know It” KCRW, April

Zellen. Jody, “Robert Russell : Masters” Artwrit May 2011  

2007

Tumlir, Jan, “Robert Russell”, Artforum May Issue,  2007

Knight, Christopher "45 Painters Under 45," Los Angeles Times December 2, 2007

Bedford, Christopher, “Robert Russell”, Artforum.com Critics Picks, March 15,  2007  

2006

Christie, Tom, and Holly Myers, "Afterschool Art", LA Weekly. September 6, 2006  

2005

Knight, Christopher "Bacon, Pork and just plain piggy," Los Angeles Times June 10, 2005  

2003

Juxtapoz Magazine "Showstoppers", July August 2003

Myers, Holly "Where internal, external meet," Los Angeles Times, February, 28 2003  

2001

New American Paintings, Volume XXXI, January 2001

Los Angeles Times, Calendar, January 4, 2001

Artweek, Volume 32, February 2001

Artist in Residence

Burrard Arts Foundation Vancouver, BC Canada