I am born, lives and work southwest in Norway. My professional career has been with numbers and systems in the oil business. The beauty in nature, hiking and creativity in different ways has always been a part of my life and given me a lot of energy.
In 2009 I started to work with oil painting and after some years I changed to intuitive painting in acrylic where I continue to explore and learn.
My colors and hands take me on a joyous and unfamiliar journey through inner and outer landscapes. I am constantly surprised by what comes on the canvas and learn a lot in the process.
In life I am inspired by beauty, movement, and interaction between body, soul, and spirit and my images often ends up in different directions between inner and outer landscapes, the mystery of life, affiliation to something bigger, or our feelings as is close and simple to all of us.
Like Edvard Hooper said: “If I could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint”.
Art Tour International Magazine - New York; Top60Masters 2020 and Artya Award 2019
International Prizes from Russo in 2020:
"Raffaello & Canova," Venice, Italy,
"Artist of the Year 2020", Palermo, Italy
“New York City", New York,
”Art of Remediation” at Yukyung Art Museum in Geoje, South Korea. November 1 – 30.2020
International Biennial of the Norman, Moneral/Palermo, Italy. September 12 – 18. 2020
Petrikjelleren in Stavanger, Norway. November 21 – 23. 2019
ART BOOK 2020
Selected artists and Curated by Salvatore Russo & Francesco Saverio Russo;
- Art Universal – The Great Encyclopedia of International art
- The Great Masters of Contemporary Art
Publications in conjunction with collective exhibitons and international prices