Richard Russell takes satisfaction in problem-solving. It’s one of the things, he says, that attracted him to painting. Whether he’s depicting scenes from around his home in Blanding, Utah, or interpreting key moments from Shakespearean plays, he’s intrigued by all the choices an artist must make to tell the human story.
You can see his works this summer at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Read what it took to get them there in the July 2012 edition of 15 Bytes.