As a child I had the honor and pleasure to have a horse friend. He stood next to me, comforted me in my pain and allowed me to bake in the sun on his chest. We rode with abandon and joy. "Bushfire" will always hold a space in my heart.
Dimensions: 40cm H x 30cmW x 50cm L
Medium: Wire
Location: indoor
Russell Solomon
Russell Lance Solomon was born into an artistic family, most notably his Grandfather, Lance Solomon. Under his tutelage Solomon followed his passion and honed his drawing skills. After a life of drawing he discovered Wire as a three dimensional line creating his first wire Sculpture in 1989. Using wire as a medium for expression, for drawing, offered Solomon a new level of tangibility and engagement to his art. In his late twenties he pursued a fulltime career as an artist, exhibiting extensively, creating prolifically, exploring the possibilities of the medium. Solomon has been awarded multiple commissions and won awards continuously for two decades. In SWELL 2021 he received the Emerging Artists Award in collaboration with his life partner. His work is represented in private and corporate collections worldwide.