SERRAH RUSSELL

b. 1986
Seattle, WA
serrah (at) serrahrussell.com
 

EDUCATION

University of Washington, 2009
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography
 

SOLO + COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS

2016
Landscape: Party in the Park, commissioned by Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, WA (collaborative installation with Sierra Stinson)
Summer Featured Artist at Kit and Ace, Seattle, WA

2015
Islanded, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA  (funded in part by 4 Culture)
reduced to fragments, Two Shelves, Seattle, WA
Made Personal, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA (collaborative exhibition with Joe Rudko + Colleen RJC Bratton)

2014
Last to Last, Portland Center Stage, Portland, OR

2013
Pine, 95 YESLER, Seattle, WA
A Building for Breathing, GAGE Gallery, Seattle, WA (collaborative exhibition with Gala Bent)
Homebody, GAM Gallery, Vancouver, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Pair/Pare, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA (collaborative exhibition with Jason Hirata)

2012
Pacific Motel, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA (collaborative exhibition with Maggie Carson Romano)

2011
Some Sort of Semblance, OK Hotel Gallery, Seattle, WA
Open Curtains/Closed Blinds, Violet Strays, (collaborative exhibition with Alyssa Volpigno)
Bring to Light, Vignettes, Seattle, WA (collaborative exhibition with Julia Salamonik)
Gasping Breaths for Beating Hearts, Angle Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010
Glint of the Broken, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA
Watching for Transport, Cafe Racer, Seattle, WA
Time-Proof, Gallery 40, Seattle, WA
As Bugs in Amber, The Palm Room, Seattle, WA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2016
Destroy to Create, The MakeSpace, Harrisburg, PA
Unknown Landscapes, North Seattle College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Environs, Occasional Gallery, Burlington, WA
#memory_archive, Photobook Melbourne, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
13 Chambers, group anthology film, Seattle, WA + various film festivals
Break into Complexity, Kit and Ace, Seattle, WA

2015
Out of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
Art with a View, VIA 6, Seattle, WA
Storefronts, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA (funded by Shunpike)
Bellingham National Art Exhibition, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

2014
Winter 2015, Hotel Alexis, Seattle, WA
This is the Way, ArtsWest, Seattle, WA
Of The Afternoon Issue VI, Darnley Gallery, London, ENGLAND
Showcase 14 Pop-Up and Gallery, Seattle, WA
Favorite Art Projects Pop-Up, Sugar Pill, Seattle, WA
Standing on the Frontier Vol. 2, Unit 24 Gallery, London, ENGLAND

2013
S M L, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
NEPO 5K Don't Run 2013, Seattle, WA
VIGIL, LoveCityLove, Seattle, WA
Musings, PCNW, Seattle, WA (juried by John Bennette)
Photo&Print, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, ENGLAND (juried by John Stezaker)
Athens Video Art Festival, Athens, GREECE
Open Water, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA (juried by Matthew Gamber)
Seattle Sketchbook Show, GAGE Academy of Arts, Seattle, WA
Strange Coupling 2013, Blindfold Gallery, Seattle, WA (collaboration with Alexandria Kewitt)
Hearst 8x10 Biennial, Hearst Tower, New York, NY
Chamber Music, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Green Gothic, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012
Outside the Box, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
The End at EXPO 90, Cairo Gallery, Seattle, WA
Arrest Me, Punch Gallery, Seattle, WA (juried by Scott Lawrimore)
Slideluck Seattle IX, Seattle, WA
Small Voids, Public Installation, Seattle, WA; Portland,OR; Oakland, CA
NEPO 5K Don't Run 2012, Seattle, WA
Can’t Get There From Here, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
New Members Show, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
Bouquet: Found or Forgotten, Paper Hammer Gallery, Seattle, WA
Parallel Worlds of the Land and the Sea, Topaz Tundra, Tucson, AZ
Red Current (Sweet Fruit), Roq la Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011
NEPO 5K Don't Run 2011, Seattle, WA
Show and Tell, Pop-Up Gallery, New York, NY
Gallery (206), Pop-Up Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010
(unwrapped), Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA (juried by Sam Davidson, Marita Dingus, Jen Graves)
10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA
Breast, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
Air, Water, Fire-We Will Leave the Earth Behind, NEPO House, Seattle, WA
Home_Page Project, NEPO House, Seattle, WA

2009
Critical Eye, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA (juried by Robert Yoder)

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS


Just Visiting, SOIL Gallery, November 2016 (with co-curator Rafael Soldi) 

Vignettes - 2015, 2016 (with founder, Sierra Stinson)

Violet Strays, 2011 - 2016 (with co-curator/founder, Alyssa Volpigno)

NEPO 5K Don't Run Curatorial Team, 2014, 2015

Both Are: a compound love storyPRISM, June 2013

Bouquet: found or forgotten, Paper Hammer Gallery, July 2012

Lightness, City Arts Festival, October 2011

Soft Desires I Can Trace, NEPO House, September 2011

Our Family, CAIRO, August 2009

 

GALLERY + PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS EXHIBITIONS

2014
Consigned Work featured at Vignettes Collection

2013
Consigned Work featured at Totokaelo, Seattle, WA

2012
Consigned Work featured at Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA
Member, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010
Artist Install Manager, Redux 2010, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
Betty Bowen Award Assistant with Marisa Sanchez, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Artist Salon Participant, SAM Remix, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2009
Satellite Exhibitions Manager, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
Guest Curator and Gallery Attendant, Cairo Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

PUBLICATIONS, PRINTS, + ONLINE FEATURES

2016
Wavepool
Humble Arts Foundation, Winter Pictures

2015
Humble Arts Foundation, Space Jamz
Latitude 47, Photographic Center Northwest
Hardihood - Issue I
New American Paintings - Pacific Coast, Issue 121 (juried by NIna Bozicnik)
A New Nothing
Nous IV - The Misunderstanding Issue

2014
NeverLazy Magazine - WINTER 2014
The Swap

2013
The Postcard Collective, FALL 2013
Nicotine Magazine - X
Book Film Painting, (project by Stuart Pilkington)
Nicotine Magazine - IX
Totokaelo Art+Object, featured Pacific Motel publication 
TAMIZDATFamily Business, St. Petersburg, Russia, featured Pacific Motel publication
Petrella's Imports, New York, NY, featured Pacific Motel newsprint
Frye Art Museum Store, Seattle, WA, featured Pacific Motel publication
The Twin, Beauty Lab DDZ

2012
LxWxH - Open Spaces (w/ Ollie Glatzer + Alex Filson)
Most of us die, NECTAR Magazine
Sun WorshipersFamily Business, New York, NY
DAY NIGHT magazine - Issue I, Seattle, WA
GEM Magazine, Boise, ID
City Arts Magazine - April, Seattle, WA

2011
Bricolage - July, Seattle, WA
Monarch Review - February, Seattle, WA
Garments, AndReview, Portland, OR

2010
City Arts Magazine - December, Seattle, WA
SMALLS - November, Seattle, WA
Ghost, AndReview, Portland, OR
In Deep, Pictory Magazine
Cosmos - Issue 22, Blanket Magazine

2009
Issue 6, W.I.P. Magazine

GRANTS + AWARDS

2014
City of Seattle Art Interruptions Grant
4 Culture Art Projects Awards

2013
Hearst 8x10 Honorable Mention

2009
Harold and Sylvia Tacker Award