Inquiries and Purchases:

Email or Call 608-588-2765
to contact Kim directly.

2023 Exhibits:

Booth At Kohler Show

Garden Expo
Madison, WI
Feb 10-12, 2023

Spring Green Art Fair
Spring Green, WI
June 24-25, 2023

Art Fair On The Square
Madison, WI
July 8-9, 2023

Uptown Art Fair
Minneapolis, MN
August 4,5,6, 2023

2022 Exhibits:

Garden Expo
Madison, WI
Feb 11-13, 2022
In-Person Expo

Spring Green Art Fair
Spring Green, WI
June 25-26, 2022

Art Fair ON the Square
Madison, WI
July 9-10, 2022

Uptown Art Fair
Minneapolis, MN
August 5,6,7, 2022

MMoCA Art & Gift Fair
Madison, WI
November 2022

Kim's cranes on the Kohler street banners

Kohler Midsummer Festival 2013
Kim's cranes on the street banners

Somebody Is Happy

Somebody Is Happy

Kim Russell | Artist | Christl Iausly | Spring Green Art Fair

Kim and Artist Christl Iausly

Artist Kim Russell

Kim Russell Original | Snaz | Great Horned Owl


captures the essence of birds in
stylized ink and acrylic drawings.

Kim is fascinated by the biology
of birds, and spends extensive time delving into the research that is
essential to her work.

"I only put pencil to paper once I
know my subject like a friend."

Next Shows

Kim Russell At Art Fair on the Square | Award Winner

Kim On The Square

July 8-9, 2023

Art Fair ON The Square

North Carroll Street
Madison, WI

Booth: 160

Excited to see our Madison friends.


August 4-6, 2023

Kim Russell at Uptown Art Fair Minneapolis

Get Ready, Uptown!

Uptown Art Fair

The Mall and Hennepin
Minneapolis, MN
Booth: 1208

Rated among the top 10
art fairs in the Country!

LQQK OUT, Minneapolis,
Kim and her Birds are in flight!

New Art

Hidden Heart by Kim Russell | Sandhill Cranes | Bird Art

Hidden Heart

Hidden Heart

The drawing was inspired by the red patch on the the Sandhill Crane's head.

The featherless red patch is a
familiar identifying feature, but not many are aware of its shape.

The patch curves up in the back to form an inverted V.

When the crane tips its head down, the shape suggests a heart.

Whoopers on the Wing by Kim Russell | Bird Art | Whooping Cranes

Whoopers on the Wing Detail

Whoopers on the Wing

The black feathers of the Whooping Crane's wings are not visible when the bird's wings are tucked in.

When it spreads its wings to fly, the black is a striking contrast to the bird's white plumage.

The unmistakeable black and white wings distinguishes it from Sandhill Cranes and Egrets when it flies overhead.

Previous News and Events

Kim Russell at Spring Green Art Fair

Cranes Visit Spring Green

June 24-25, 2023

Spring Green Art Fair

Downtown Jefferson Street
Spring Green, WI

Booth: 40A

Art, Sandhill Cranes, and Kim.


Kim Russell Garden Expo

Thinking Spring!

February 10-12, 2023

Garden Expo

Alliant Energy Center
Madison, WI

Fri 12-7, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-4

Kim will be exhibiting
at this cabin fever reliever.

"I really look forward to this
gathering of outdoor enthusiasts."

April 20 - June 14, 2021

Special Exhibit

Birds Of A Feather:
Contemporary Avian Artists

A Two Woman Exhibit

Reedy Art Gallery
UMN Landscape Arboretum
Chaska, MN

Kim is thrilled to have 20 of her pieces featured in this special show at the top- rated botanical garden in the country.

Artist Webinar:
In this live presentation, Kim discussed the bird biology that inspired her works. Recording is available to view online.

Fields of Gold by Kim Russell International Crane Foundation From The Field Webinar

Fields of Gold

International Crane Foundation
From The Field Webinar

The Long and Winding Roads that Lead to Portraying Cranes

Now available for viewing on youtube, Kim's webinar presents the journey that led her from the Chicago suburbs to the rolling hills of Sauk County, Wisconsin.

In the webinar, Kim discusses the progression of her artwork with a focus on the influences and stories behind selected crane drawings.

She also talks through the process of creating a drawing of a blue crane, and the extensive research that led her down interesting paths along the way.

Kim Russell | Original Sculpture | Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN

Kim and Mayo Screech Owl

Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN

Mary Brigh Building

Pediatric Atrium Lobby

Kim was thrilled to be awarded a commission by the famous Mayo Clinic for 34 of her life-sized bird sculptures.

The birds, all native Minnesota woodland species, are flying in Mayo's new Pediatric Atrium Lobby.

We will post a feature in the future documenting the extensive project.

Kim Russell | Original Sculpture | UW Hospital American Family

UW Hospital Art

UW American Family Children's Hospital Project

Art coordinator for the UW Hospitals, Amanda Kron, had a vision for the new floor of the children's hospital.

To support the theme, "Skies Over Wisconsin, Amanda challenged Kim to design and execute hanging sculptures for installation in the elevator hallway.

Working with many safety restrictions, the end result was three cloud formations with birds on each side to welcome visitors as they step off the elevators.