Blair Edward Russell is a Florida based abstract expressionist artist that primarily works in Oil and Acrylic paint. Blair holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University in Toronto, Ontario Canada.
Blair’s works typically include vibrant colors, thick paint applications, and highly expressive mark making. His works are often completed using a variety of artist tools including brushes, palette, knives and other customized scraping tools.
As a self taught artist his works are influenced heavily by many famous artists of the past including: Hans Hofmann, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Karel Appel and Gerhard Richter.
His artworks often include many layers of paint application and can based on both simple and complex ideas.