Ariana Page Russell 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.
Russell has exhibited internationally and currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Recent shows include the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin; Town Hall Gallery in Australia; Adelphi University in New York; and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Bolivia. 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 had a solo exhibition at Magnan Metz in New York December 2014, and will have another in 2015 at Platform Gallery in Seattle. In 2015 she is also participating in the Luminato Festival in Toronto Canada, as part of the Art in Transit project. She received her MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2005. Russell is also a creativity coach and the author of Skintome, a website about skin and creativity.