Russ Ritell
As far back as I can remember, I had art. It kept me busy, inspired, and interested in everything. I can’t remember being bored because I was fortunate to have a perspective, as an artist, that made life exciting on many levels. I have always been compelled to create. It is a blessing. I try to make artwork that is inspiring on some level and reach people through my personal  interests and observations.  Sometimes a piece (or a series) may impart meaning and sometimes I create a project just for fun.
I have been interested in, and have had success, experimenting with different media. It is exciting to create an idea, solve “problems” and visually interpret and exhibit compelling work by using different tools. This process encourages growth. Although my attention shifts through a variety of subject matter, I maintain that there are no rules and I am open to the possibilities that present themselves through ever expanding ideas.
The Watch
20" x 26"
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