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The Russell Gallery officially opened in 2001 and is now a succesfull business dedicated, mainly but not only, to Fine Art.
The Gallery holds regulary exhibitions and dispalys the work of over 20 emerging and established Irish artists at all times.

Stefania Russell, originally from Italy, MA in Political Science, moved to ireland 16 Years ago
and has been running the Gallery for the past 10 Years.
Her focus is on supporting and promoting Irish Art, giving space to a variety of styles and prices and keeping the standard very high.
She is also looking after marketing, research and buying for the shop with great care on quality and innovation.
The origins of all the products are alwasys known, supporting small businesses and having the personal contact with producers.
She also makes some ceramics, having been Andy apprentice for some time, and together they have a now 8 years old daughter, Moya.

Andy Russell, BA Honors in Ceramics, brought up near the Bernard Leach Pottery, St. Ives in Cornwall,
has lived in County Clare for the last 25 years.
He worked alongside Maria Hannon in Bunratty, Emanuel Cooper and Mo Jupp in London, and also Frank Boydon, California.
His main mentor being Mo Jupp who first introduced Andy to Raku techniques.More than 20 years of experience and research in technique of shaping, glazing and firing have made Andy a skilled artist able to combine imagination, originality and an intimate understanding of the materials.

the Russell Gallery
Andy & Stefania Russell
New Quay, Burren
Co. Clare
Tel: +353 65 7078185

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