Russell with an undrawn 5 foot globe in his studio in Upper Lake, California.
For over 25 years, Russell Crotty has created and exhibited a large body of art work, manifested in globes, drawings and books. His art has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is owned by private collectors, museums and public collections. In his practise, he explores the very things he loves most: amateur astronomy, the natural world and surfing.
A native Californian, Russell grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, began and nurtured his art career in Los Angeles, lived in the Santa Monica Mountains and now resides in two locations: Ojai and Upper Lake, California with his wife Laura Gruenther, a graphic designer.
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