Giving Life to the Community
Bill Russell has been an illustrator and painter for almost 30 years. Born in Canada, Bill has published his scratchboard illustrations nationally in many books, magazines and newspapers. He is a staff illustrator for the San Francisco Chronicle, and for eight years Bill was an adjunct professor of Illustration at CCA (formerly California College of Arts and Crafts). His work has been included in numerous group shows at The New York Society of Illustrators, The San Francisco Society of Illustrators, The Toronto Art Director's Club and last year had a solo show at the Branson School in Ross.
Bill Russell received his BFA in illustration from Parsons School of Design in New York City, where he studied with Maurice Sendak and Larry Rivers. He is represented by Reactor of Toronto.
To view his work and read other musings, visit www.Billustration.com