Steve Russell is an artist who deals with issues of self, identity and symbols through the medium of paint. He has developed a figurative style that marries diverse elements
into an instantly recognizable, idiosyncratic idiom that is at times touching, dramatic and visceral. A consummate master of line and dramatically expressive colour he produces images that manage to be optimistic and intriguing. ‘you look well’ exhibition and health project with contributor essays, 2007. Collaboration with Design Against Crime Research Centre on various projects, most recently on ‘Still Life with Chairs’ exhibition, 2010 and the ATM ‘art’ defensible space ‘safety zones’ project.