Nathaniel Russell makes drawings, prints, and paintings of mysterious figures, inspirational imagery, new age posters, primitive character study, dream thoughts, and references to our common subconscious connections.
His work is closely affiliated with the group of artists and designers associated with Mollusk Surf Shop in San Francisco, California. He has been a part of numerous art shows at The Mollusk Gallery and designed many of the shirts and graphics for the shop. His work has been exhibited internationally in numerous solo, group and traveling exhibitions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, London, and, coming in early 2010, Tokyo. Zines of his drawings have also been published by small publishers in Scotland, Canada, and Germany.
His illustrations have been featured in the Listography series of books, Dwell, Magazine, and album covers for record labels such as Sub Pop, Bella Union, Asthmatic Kitty, and Brushfire.
He is currently living and working in Indianapolis, Indiana after recently relocating from Oakland, California.