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Monday, October 11, 2010

Fine Arts. Russ Mills


Born: 1971 Exeter, Devon. UK

Art Schooling:

Nothbrook College, West Sussex 1990-1992

Leeds Metropolitan University 1992-1995

Graduated from Leeds Met University in 1995 after completing a BA in Graphic Art and Design, specialising in Experimental Film and Animation. After finding gainful employment in various non-creative institutions went back to basics and began work with pen, pencil and computer.

Has spent almost 20 years crafting skills, absorbing influences from every facet of visual culture and archiving found objects and ephemera to substantiate his work. He has worked as a freelance illustrator with numerous clients in publishing and entertainment, more recently pursuing the more traditional gallery/exhibitive path with solo shows in London and Bristol and group exhibits in the U.S. Numerous sell out print releases and coverage worldwide.

His current work is an clash of styles from classical to pop surrealism, focusing predominantly on the human form, though also abstracting elements from nature and the animal kingdom. Covering subjects such as superficiality and isolation progressing into more socio-political expressions.


Solo Show--Soup Gallery.DITCHLING 2001

Group Show--Philtre Gallery.BRIGHTON 2001

Group Show--Coningsby Gallery. LONDON 2008

Solo Show--Red Propeller Gallery. BRISTOL 2008

Group Show--Vyner St Gallery. LONDON 2008

Group Show--Ultralounge. Selfridges. LONDON 2009

Group Show--Dreweatts Urban Art Auction 2009

Group Show--T+P Fine Art. PHILADELPHIA 2009

Solo Show--Signal Gallery. LONDON 2009

Group Show--Weapon of Choice Gallery. BRISTOL 2009

Group Show--Dreweatts Urban Art Auction 2010

Group Show--Metropolitan University. LEEDS 2010

Solo Show--Red Propeller Gallery. DEVON 2010

Solo Show--Signal Gallery. LONDON 2010


U.S. Playstation Magazine
Future Publishing- Imagine FX Magazine
The Royal Court Theatre
Arbor Snowboards
Tru-Thoughts Recordings
Them London
Leaders Edge Magazine
MDE Records.UK
Ad-Noiseam Records.GERMANY
Missile Records.FRANCE
Knee Deep In Sleep Clothing


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