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painter , Art gallery director , art educator

Bruce John Russell, British painter, retired art educator, art gallery director. Recipient award, Arts Council, 1975, Arts Council England, 1977, Georgia Institute of Technology, since 1996, highways Authority, since 1998; Cheltenham fellow in fine art, 1969-1970. Fellow: Royal Society Arts (award 2001); member: Chelsea Arts Club.

Background

Russell, Bruce John was born on July 16, 1946 in London. Son of Cyril Jack and Jessica Jean Russell.

Education

Bachelor, Chelsea School Art, London, 1969. Master of Arts in Fine Art, Chelsea School Art, London, 1969. Postgraduate, Gloucestershire School Art and Design, Cheltenham, England, 1969—1970.

Career

Lecturer York School Art, England, 1971—1974. Senior lecturer in painting Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, England, 1975—1978, St. Martins School Art, London, 1979—1984, Central St. Martins/London Institute, 1985—1987. Head School Fine Art Kingston University, 1987—2006, founding director Stanley Picker Gallery, 1997—2004, professor fine art, 1993—2006, emeritus professor fine art, since 2006.

Founding director Newcastle Polytechnic Gallery, now University Northumbria Gallery. Retired, 2006

External examiner Limerick School Art, Ireland, 1989—1992, Colchester Institute, England, 2000—2004. External examiner, consultant University College, Chichester, England, 2002—2005.

Visiting professor fine art Cambridge School Art, 2007. Consultant in field.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Royal Society Arts (award 2001). Member: Chelsea Arts Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, literature, films, sports, collecting artifacts.

Connections

Married Alison Mary Delacour, August 4, 1979. Children: Arthur Jack, Amelia Rosalind, Rowena Beatrice, Phyllida Jessie.

father:
Cyril Jack

mother:
Jessica Jean Russell

spouse:
Alison Mary Delacour

child:
Arthur Jack Russell

child:
Amelia Rosalind Russell

child:
Rowena Beatrice Russell

child:
Phyllida Jessie Russell