2018 Artists Overview

Russell Jewell

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Easley, SC

Russell Jewell returns to the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational and his recent awards include the 2014 Plein Air Richmond Architectural Award; 2014 Easels in Frederick Architectural Award and People’s Choice Award; $5K winner of 2014 Michelin Tire International Festival;  Grand Prize 2013 Easels in Fredericks Plein Air.

Professional Affiliations
Mr. Jewell’s affiliations include Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society, and Signature Member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America and recipient of the John Singer Sargent Award.

He was published in North Light Publications The Best of Watercolor Splash 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 16 and has been featured in Watercolor Artist Magazine (2009) and Artist Magazine (2005). 

In addition to being a painter, Dr. Jewell is an academic with a Doctorate of Education in Art from the University of Georgia and Masters of Art from the University of South Carolina, with many educational and teaching awards.

Website:  www.russelljewell.com