Artist’s CV

Tanya Russell – Animal Sculptor

Exhibitions and Shows:


Pashley Manor Gardens – 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Adrian Hill Fine Art Gallery – 2021

Cotswolds Sculpture Park – 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

Lion Street Gallery – 2021, 2020

The Sculpture Park – 2021, 2020 

Wey Gallery – 2020, 2019

Wildlife Artist of the Year show, Mall Galleries – 2019, 2018

RHS Chelsea Flow Show 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

RHS Hampton Court Show 2019, 2018, 2017

RHS Chatsworth Show 2018, 2017

RHS Cardiff Show 2018, 2017

Court Robert Arts – 2020, 2019, 2018

Sister Gallery – 2018, 2017

Sculpture in the Vineyard – 2018

Wadham Trading Company – 2018

Elemental Sculpture Park – 2017

Countryfile Live Show – 2017, 2016

The Art of the Species Exhibition, London – 2016

Merchant Taylors Hall, London – 2017, 2015

Art in Action Show – 2016,1993-2005

KPMG Headquarters, Canary Wharf – 2015

¿Progression? exhibition, Menier Gallery 2015


London Stock Exchange;

Cadogan Gallery, Cadogan Sq;

Mall Galleries, special hanging award;

Wintershal Gallery;

Sheer Gallery;

Battersea London Contemporary Art Fair;

Business Design Centre, Exhibition.

Public commissions:

‘Space for Nature Spiral’ & ‘Swooping Housemartins’, London;

‘Street Cat Named Bob Tribute’, London;

‘Minerva’ for Minerva plc, Wigmore Street, London;

‘Justice’  for The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, London;

‘Stag’ for Stag Lodge, Wimbledon;

‘Miranda’ for Girls School, Niagra, Canada.

Memorial Sculpture, Cat Sundial, St Margarets Hospital, London;

‘Tiger’ for Tobacco Dock Shopping Centre, London;

Cast iron play sculptures, Miltern Keynes Playground;

Ornamental weather vanes for Brookbrae Ltd;

‘Cranes’ for Atrium, St Catherines Dock, London;

Fox and Cub Plaque for Hydestile Wildlife Hospital, Godalming;

Large Studio Commissions:

25ft Goddess Flora, Rotterdam;

History of London’ Bronze panels & Sundial, Tower Hill;

5m Bronze Sundial, Parliament Square, Dubai;

Celebration of Life’ relief panels, Horsham:

Work in the collections of:

Waterperry Gardens;

Jeremy Sinclair CBE;

Sir Roy Gardener;

Dame Merle Park;

Countess Pillet-Will;

Lady Joanna White;


Founder and Principal of The Art Academy between 1999 and 2017

Sculpture Tutor and Lecturer during that period, and since

Director of World Heartbeat Music Academy

Director of Southbank Mosaics

Invited speaker for multiple societies, including the Society of Women Artists


7 year apprenticeship under my parents, Lorne McKean FRBS, and Edwin Russell FRBS