Anne Russell is a Scottish printmaker, born in 1961 in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands. Her first degree was a BA (Hons) Fine Art from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen in 1986, which was followed by a postgraduate Diploma in Printmaking from Glasgow School of Art in 1987. She is a professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists – working in a variety of techniques from one-off monoprints and limited edition etchings to mixed media drawings – all inspired by the beautiful landscapes and coastal areas around Scotland.
Anne worked as printmaking technician at the former Dundee Printmakers Workshop and the Dundee Contemporary Arts Print Studio, editioning co-publications, delivering etching, lithography, and relief painting courses to adults, special needs students, school pupils and teachers. Anne has been involved with a variety of art-related projects, including Art Tutor for Life with Art, a charity supporting young and disabled people through education in the arts. She was also a tutor for Perthshire Adult Community Education arts group C.A.C.E., the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and many others. Anne also worked for NHS Tayside in mental health support for six years before returning to printmaking. She now creates her own prints at DCA Print Studio.