Natasha Russell (b.1990, Cumbria, England) lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland. Russell’s practice incorporates education, technician, workshops, site specific residencies within the mediums of printmaking and illustration. Russell’s colour palette is primarily monochrome, but also takes colour from elemental forces. Russell weaves surrealist situations, drawing from folklore as well as contemporary narratives.
Solo Shows include: Night Smell, The Number Shop, Edinburgh, UK, (2015); Wine Dark Sea, Leith Late Festival – Gayfield Creative Spaces, Edinburgh, UK, (2014).
Group exhibitions include: MELON, Edinburgh Art Festival, The Number Shop, Edinburgh, Scotland, (2017); Wave Shift, The Briggait, Glasgow, Scotland (2017); Tableau Rasa, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh, Scotland, (2015); Primordial Soup, Edinburgh International Science Festival, The Number Shop, Edinburgh, Scotland, (2015); Obsessions The Embassy Tea Galleries, London, England, (2014); RSA New Contemporaries, RSA Edinburgh, Scotland, (2014).
For more information visit natasharussell.com.
The Number Shop Studios and Gallery: Natasha Russell, Alessandro Di Massimo, Flo Gordon, Theo Cleary, Fiona Beveridge, Beck Tait, Iain Sommerville, Joe Coghill, Lewis Matheson, Natalie Doyle, Alistair Grant & Edward Twaddle
The twelve artists of The Number Shop present REFRACTION: a sequence of screen-based works that mutate from the starting theme of Binge Watching. Taking the framework of the parlour game Telephone, REFRACTION brings together fields of stop-motion, digital animation, illustration and film in a 24-hour collaborative loop.
Tue 20 April – Tue 15 May