Artist Bio & CV

Don Russell Biography & Curriculum Vitae

Don Russell (Born 1953, Winchester Kentucky): Don began photographing in his teens and has continued throughout his life. He trained in Photography at the University of Kentucky and The Maryland Institute, College of Art. He also holds a BS in Electrical Engineering. Don lives in North Texas with his wife and Daughter.

Selected Exhibitions

Group Shows

2016

Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont

Personal Narrative – Juror: Susan Burnstine

11/2-11/25/2016

Institute 193, Lexington, Kentucky

Selections from the Louis Zoellar Bickett Collection

10/27-11/26/2016

Davis-Orton Gallery, Hudson, New York

Identity – Race in America

Portfolio Showcase: Cowboys of Color

10/8-11/13/2016

Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana

New Americana: National  Play

Cowboys of Color

8/5-10/1/2016

Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado

Portraits 1/23-2/20/2016

Juror: Martha Schneider Owner of Schneider Gallery Chicago Illinois/Curator

Griffin Museum of Photography

Photobook 2015 – Cowboys of Color 1-3/2016

Jurors: Karen Davis and Paula Tognarelli

2015

Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury Vt.

Marvelous Things 1/13-2/6/2015

Carter House Gallery/North Valley Art League, Redding Ca.

2015 International Jured Photogaphy Show 4/28/25-5/30/15

Juror: Tom Sempere – Executive Director of PhotoAlliance in San Francisco

Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado

Annual Black & White Show 7/25-8/29/2015

Juror: Roy L. Flukinger – Senior Research Curator of Photography at the Harry

Ranson Center, University of Texas Austin

Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Ma

21st Annual Juried Show – 7/9-8/30/2015

Juror: Jim Casper LensCulture

Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury Vt.

Cowboy of Color – Raymond Stephens

Black and White Juror: Tillman Crane 8/25-9/18/2015

Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado

Center Forward 9/4-9/26/2015

Juror: Hamidah Glasgow C4FAP Executive Director/Curator

Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Ma

Winter Solstice,Nov-Dec 2015

Machael Baccus Cowboys of Color

Davis-Orton Gallery, Hudson NY

Photobook 2015 – Cowboys of Color 11/21-12/20/2015

Jurors: Karen Davis and Paula Tognarelli

2014

Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Ma

Winter Solstice,Nov-Dec 2014

Photobooks 2014, Caught on Wire

Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado

Annual Black & White Show 2014

Juror: Jason Landry Panopticon Gallery

Kadoya Gallery, Pueblo Colorado

Industrial International Show

Juror: Jason Landry Panopticon Gallery

PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury Vermont

– Things with Wings – Juror: Emma Powell April 2014

– Figures / Context – Juror: Cig Harvey January 2014

2013 and Earlier

PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury Vermont

– Photography and Environmental Concern – Juror: Kate Ware April 2013

– Windows and Mirrors – Juror: Corden/Potts, October 2012

– In Your Dreams – Juror: Susan Burnstine, April 2012

– The Poetry of Shadows Juror: Christina Z. Anderson, August 2011

Solo Shows

Chinese Portfolios –

– The Chinese People at Work and Leisure

– Mountains and Rivers Without End

– The McKinney Performing Art Center Gallery, McKinney Texas

– September 13 – October 12 2010

Publications

Black and White Magazine

2014 Portfolio Contest Winners Special Issue, August 2014.

Excellence Award Portfolio, Pages 60-63

2012 Animal / Portraiture Special Issue, December 2012

– Two boys watching Cowboys, Texas 2009, Page 19

– Children, Japan 2010, Page 150

2012 Special Single Image Issue #88, February 2012

– Merit Award Landscape/Nature: Yosemite Nocturne, El Capitan under Full Moon, 2011, Page 47

2011 Special Single Image Issue #80, February 2011

– Silver Award Digital Conceptualization: Tree Monster, Texas 2010, Page 50

– Merit Award: Boy on Raft, Yang Shao, China, 2009, Page 181

2010 Portfolio Contest Spotlight Selection, Issue #78, October 2010

– The Chinese at Work and Leisure 2009, Page 86-89.

Color Magazine

2010 Special Single Image Issue #7, May 2010

– Merit Award: Mellon Man, Tagliacozza, Italy 1993, Page 186

– Merit Award: Fleeing Evil, Texas 2009, Page 215

Books

– Cowboys of Color 2016

– The Grid, February 2014, Blurb.com

– The Asphalt Jungle, December 2013, Blurb.com

– Caught on Wire, July 2013, Blurb.com