June 2020

Propeller Art Gallery Gradex 105, online.

May 2018 

Awarded OCADU Aboveground scholarship for academic excellence

March  2023

a juncture, a join, a strait, a pinch

Collision Gallery, Toronto

MFA Group Show

Contact Info

April  2023

Men in Cities, MFA Solo Graduate Exhibition

Gales Gallery, York University

About the artist

Jim Russell is a Toronto based artist who holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Calgary, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from OCADU, and a Master of Fine Arts from York University.

November 2022

OCADU Alumni Group Show
Ada Slaight Exhibition Centre, OCADU

February 2011

"The Art of the Figure", Faculty of Art Show, OCADU

The Great Hall

February 2011 

"The Love Issue" Cadmium Magazine, OCADU

May 2020

Graduated with Distinction OCADU 2020

Named to OCADU Dean's Honour List.

September 2019/2020 

Awarded OCADU Frances Lea Ziegler

scholarship for academic excellence

February 2020

Pop Down Graduate show 205 Richmond Street West. Featured selected works from my  "Ahead By a Century" series. 

  • Waterstone Human Capital Inc.
  • Ridout and Maybee LLP
  • The Strategic Coach Inc.
  • Lennard Commercial Realty Ltd.
  • Argosy Partners 
  • RCOMM Radio Inc.​
  • Quantum Mob Inc.

November 2010

"Drawing at First Sight, Faculty of Art Show, OCADU Transit Space

February 2018 

Founded the First Annual "Love Your Tech Day" at OCADU. This is designed to celebrate and strengthen the bonds between OCADU's world class shop technicians and the creative practice of its students.

Corporate Collections

Shows and Awards

July  2022

Peinture Fraiche et Nouvelle Construction,

Art Mûr, Montreal

January 2015

#Art Calorie, Multimedia Charity Show and Mixer, OCADU Inclusive Design Institute

Men in Cities Graduate Thesis

Suite 200  
55 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5H 3S5

Direct: 416.649.5922

Email: jrussell@lennard.com

Instagram: @jimrusselltoronto

May 2015 

Awarded the OCADU Barbara Sauerbrei award for academic excellence

June  2022

Theatrum Mundi, York University Summer Institute MFA 1 Final Exhibition