Phillip Russell


Phillip Russell’s artistic journey began in Sydney at the age of sixteen when he began taking art lessons after school at Joe Holloway’s Art Studio. Phillip is a well-educated artist having completed a design course at East Sydney Technical College and completed a 4-year Fine Arts Diploma at the Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney and was awarded the Phillip Musket landscape prize in his final year. Phillip also holds an Advanced Diploma in Fine Arts from Tamworth TAFE and a B.F.A (Hons) from Newcastle University. 


In-between studies Phillip travelled overseas, living in England for three years using this time to develop his work gaining influences from the museums and art galleries of Europe.