Ariana Page Russell is a visual artist and artist coach. She creates images that explore the skin as a document of human experience, using her own hypersensitive flesh to illustrate the ways we expose, express, adorn and articulate ourselves. In her coaching, Ariana helps artists take their artwork to the next level by getting comfortable in their own skin, making the most authentic and powerful art possible. You can find out more about Ariana and her coaching at Skintome.
Russell has exhibited internationally and currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Recent exhibitions include the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin; Magnan Metz in New York City; Platform Gallery in Seattle; Town Hall Gallery in Australia; the Luminato Festival in Toronto; and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Bolivia. She will be in a group show this year at Shrine Empire Gallery in New Dehli, India. Her work has appeared in Art in America, the Huffington Post, Wired, The Atlantic, VISION Magazine: China, and the monograph ‘Dressing’ published by Decode Books. She was featured on ABC News 20/20 and was a recent participant in the Sexto Encuentro Mundial de Arte Corporal in Caracas, Venezuela. She received her MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2005.