July 13th, 2011

“Give a Farmer a Brush– The Rural Landscape According to Ron Russon” by Sue Martin

From reference photos and sketches, Russon may select a tractor, bison, bull, or horse. These are images of rural life that are authentic and appealing to Russon, who grew up on a dairy farm near Lehi. “With animals, what you see is what you get,” he says. “A cow can’t fake being a chicken. With people, sometimes they have shells they hide under. That’s why I’m drawn to animals.” Read Ron Russon’s feature in 15Bytes.