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Russ Spitkovsky

Freelance Illustrator, Children's Book Illustrator, & More

Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
12 Skills
2015—present Instructor, Intro to Etching, Monoprint, Silkscreen, Woodcut. Guttenberg Arts
2013—present Studio Director, Guttenberg Arts
2010—present Editor in chief, CARRIER PIGEON: Illustrated Fiction and Fine Art
2019 Guest Speaker, School of Visual Arts
2018 Instructor, Intro to Printmaking, Montclair State University
2017 Instructor, Dream of Flying, Tekniske Museum, Helsingør, Denmark
2017 “Banjo Grease”, Red Hen Press, Illustrator
2017 “Oh, Don’t Ask Why”, Red Hen Press, Cover Illustraton
2016 Instructor, Narrative in Print. New York Art Academy.
2016 Guest Speaker, Kutztown University, PA
2016 “Brother Carnival”, Red Henn Press, Illustrator
2016 Panelist, SGCI “DIY: A Panel of Pioneers”, Portland Oregon
2015 “Going Dark”, Coffee Town Press, Illustrator
2015 Guest critic at The New York Academy of Art MFA program
2014 Holon Institute of Technology, Guest lecture, Israel
2014 Recipient of the Artists; Residence Herzliya, Israel
2014 “A Land of our Own” by Hanka Ablin, Illustrator
2014 “Motorcyclotaur”, Carrier Pigeon, Writer and Illustrator
2014 “Design Junkie” AWP Conference, Panelist
2014 UMKC, Guest lecture
2013-2015 “The Night Circus” by Edward Shacklee, Illustrator
2013 City University of New York, Guest Speaker
2012-2013 “As I Ride Down” by Dennis Must, Red Henn Press, Illustrator
2012 School of Visual Arts Masters Illustration, Guest Speaker
2012 Kutztown University, Guest Speaker
2012 Comic Book Covers, Whitebull Studios, Illustrator
2011 Store identity for Artisan Foods, Vermont
2010—present Director of the New York Society of Etchers
April 2010 “The Red Hat” by Hanka Ablin, Illustrator
2009 “Lizzy’s First” By Eilish Kahill, Illustrator
2004-2005 Sugar Factory, Prop book for movie “Thicker than Water”
2001 Random House, Inc./Pantheon Book.
Cover for Flesh and Machine, How Robots Will Change Us
by Rodney A. Brooks
2001 Wieden+Kennedy Portfolio Review – Sketch Artist

Exhibitions and Awards Received:
2019 "Human Condition Portfolio", cover and etching, published by Paper Crown Press
2018 “Dialogues in Printmaking” Monmouth Museum, New Jersey
2017 “Dialogues in Printmaking” Group Exhibition, Galerie 21, Köln, Germany
2017 “Double Shift” Group Exhibition, Newark Printshop, New Jersey
2016 “Dialogues in Printmaking”, Group Exhibition, ICPNA, Lima, Peru
2016 “Carrier Pigeon” Staff Exhibition, Art Yonkers, Urban Studio, Yonkers
2016 “Carrier Pigeon” Group Exhibition, PSU, Portland, Oregon
2015 “Carrier Pigeon XV” Group exhibition, Sugarlift, NY
2015 “Portrait Show”, Group exhibition, Silvermine Gallery, Darian, CT
2014 “Overseas”, Group Exhibition, Herzliya ,Israel
2014 The Ink Shop, “Downstate/Upstate”, Ithaca, NY
2014 Pigeon Prints, Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC
2010-2015 CARRIER PIGEON ISSUE 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, 9, 10,11,12,13,14,15 RELEASE EXHIBITIONS
2013 Prints and Drawings at Mehu, Mehu Gallery, NYC
2013 Pistol Packing Print, CPXI Release Exhibition, EMOA Gallery, NYC
2013 Mark Miller Gallery, Beasticon, NYC
2013 Printmaking Biannual, IPCNA, Lima, Peru
2012 Sacred Gallery, Art of Democracy, New York
2012 Miller Art Gallery, Printmaking Invitational, Kutztown, PA
2011 Wilmer Jennings Gallery, Peaceable Kingdom, New York
2011 NY Coo Galley, International Exhibition of Contemporary Works on Paper
2011 Allegra LaViola Gallery, Visions in Print, New York
2011 Powerhouse Arena, Artist Driven, New York
2011 Recipient of The A.E. Ventures Grant (maximum amount) for work with CARRIER PIGEON
2010 Sacred Gallery, Dark Visions, New York
2009 Jerusalem Print Workshop, Print Artists from New York, Jerusalem, Israel
2009 Visual Arts Gallery, Thesis Show, Manhattan, NY
2008 Pyramida - Center for Contemporary Art, A View From the Shadows –
Haifa, Israel
2008 The LA Art Core, The Brewery Annex, A Stone’s Throw: A Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Exchange Show, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Visual arts Gallery, The Book Show, Credible Correspondence (Travels of t he imagination), The Call of Cthulhu, Manhattan, NY
2008 Participant in “The Peaceable Kingdom” print portfolio
2008 The Gramercy Arts Club, The Art of Democracy, Manhattan, NY
2008 The First Presbyterian Church, New Yorker’s by New Yorker’s, Manhattan, NY
2008 Pelham Art Center, Animalia Anima—The Soul of the Animal, Pelham, NY
2007 Monmouth Museum, 28th Annual Juried Art Show, Red Bank, NJ
2005 The New York Society of Etchers, Inc. Winter Print Salon, Brooklyn, NY
2005 The New York Society of Etchers, Inc. The Black & White Show, NY
2003 Society of Illustrators Annual Show