Instructor in Art + Design

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Russell Leng is an artist currently based in Vancouver, Canada. He received an MFA in Contemporary Art Practice from Edinburgh College of Art in 2013. His work has been collected and exhibited at galleries worldwide including Beers.Lambert (London), FFDG (San Francisco), Hungryman Gallery (San Francisco and Chicago), Fleming Collection (London), Embassy Gallery (Edinburgh), Parts Gallery (Toronto), and FIELD Contemporary (Vancouver).

 

Research & Scholarship

Education

  • MFA Contemporary Art Practice (Edinburgh College of Art)
  • BA Art (Trinity Western University)

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 - RBC Painting Competition - Finalist
  • 2014 - Bloomberg New Contemporaries - shortlist
  • 2014 - Paint Like You Mean It Painting Prize- shortlist
  • 2013 - Andrew Grant Bequest
  • 2012 - Saltire Scholarship
  • 2009 - Surrey Art Gallery Painting Prize ARTS 2009- 1st place

 

Recent Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS / PRESS / INTERVIEW LINKS

Looking at Painting, vol.2
Kolaj Magazine, Summer 2015 issue
Akimbo Review
Canadian Art Magazine, Spring 2014 issue
Grandpa Style interview
Vice Magazine
Ruby:Otherworldliness (published by Gestalten)
Discorder Magazine
Ruby Magazine

 

Expertise

Painting