Category Archives: History

Logansport Pharos Tribune Article by Mitchell Kirk

Mitchell Kirk of the Logansport Pharos Tribune has penned an excellent article on Jim and the Centennial Celebration.  Click on the graphic to access the article.

Logansport Pharos Tribune Article by Mitchell Kirk

Mitchell Kirk of the Logansport Pharos Tribune has penned an excellent article on Jim and the Centennial Celebration.  Click on the graphic to access the article.

James Spencer Russell’s 100th Birthday!

Today, April 7, 2015 is James Spencer Russell’s 100th Birthday!

James Spencer Russell’s 100th Birthday!

Today, April 7, 2015 is James Spencer Russell’s 100th Birthday!

Russell’s 100th Birthday Exhibition and Celebration

Click on the ePoster to go to the Facebook Event Page.

Russell’s 100th Birthday Exhibition and Celebration

Click on the ePoster to go to the Facebook Event Page.

Jim’s House in Kewanna

On October 25 and 26, Julie and I were in Kewanna for Diane Tesler’s annual art festival.  Julie was showing her artwork along with Diane and Wade Bussert and several of Diane’s students and many members of the regional arts

Jim’s House in Kewanna

On October 25 and 26, Julie and I were in Kewanna for Diane Tesler’s annual art festival.  Julie was showing her artwork along with Diane and Wade Bussert and several of Diane’s students and many members of the regional arts

James Spencer Russell, Louise Nevelson and Robert Indiana

Jim’s Lafayette Street Soho studio was around the corner and three blocks away from Louise Nevelson’s studio on Spring Street.  One more block over, at Spring Street and the Bowery, were the studios of Robert Indiana and other artists. In

James Spencer Russell, Louise Nevelson and Robert Indiana

Jim’s Lafayette Street Soho studio was around the corner and three blocks away from Louise Nevelson’s studio on Spring Street.  One more block over, at Spring Street and the Bowery, were the studios of Robert Indiana and other artists. In

Exhibition Committee and Special Guests

Here’s a photograph of the exhibition committee and a couple of very special guests, made at the exhibition’s opening. Mark is the Chief Curator of Fine Art at the Indiana State Museum.  Jack Russell is Jim’s nephew.  Ron Kern is

Exhibition Committee and Special Guests

Here’s a photograph of the exhibition committee and a couple of very special guests, made at the exhibition’s opening. Mark is the Chief Curator of Fine Art at the Indiana State Museum.  Jack Russell is Jim’s nephew.  Ron Kern is

April 7, Billie Holiday’s and James Spencer Russell’s Birthday

Jim called Billie Holiday his twin because they were born on the same day of the same year, April 7, 1915.  Happy 99th birthday to Billie and Jim.

April 7, Billie Holiday’s and James Spencer Russell’s Birthday

Jim called Billie Holiday his twin because they were born on the same day of the same year, April 7, 1915.  Happy 99th birthday to Billie and Jim.