Russell’s sculpture studio, “Artscapes”, creates the most sophisticated contemporary unique wall and free standing art pieces. A well respected and recognized artist in the southwest, particularly Arizona and is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, University of Toronto. Russell is motivated by his passion, creative visions and a profound dedication to create sculptures that draw the viewers into interpretation.
He provides all his works with an unsurpassed attention to detail to create contemporary sculptures that embody the highest standards of design, engineering and. craftsmanship. From material selection to the custom framing, his pieces explore the optimal qualities of their components, transforming each into a natural contemporary elegance that is both dynamic, timeless and-striking.
The proprietary process for his contemporary, hi tech wall sculptures include mixed media metals – stainless steel, copper, primarily with unique custom finishes of the highest quality. Colors are created by a custom automotive process. Metals have unusual hand crafted finishes. Elements are strategically layered for a 3 dimensional effect, which creates fascinating shadows on the backgrounds.
Each wall sculpture has a maximum of 3 designs within its series, with variations making each an original. All pieces are copyrighted works of Artscapes and registered in Washington, to protect the integrity of the designs
Russell Marohnic has been featured in many publications including Phoenix Home & Garden magazine, Scottsdale Scene, Scottsdale Life, Scottsdale Airpark News, the Arizona Republic, The Tribune, Luxe Magazine, and in San Diego and California. He has been awarded the designation of “Master of the Southwest” for his body of works, and the City of Tempe, Arizona’s “Beautification Award”. Select exhibitions include Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California, Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, Arizona, Street of Dreams, Apache Junction, Arizona, Street of Dreams, Scottsdale, Arizona and select Gallery exhibits, Marshall Way, Scottsdale, Vision Gallery, Chandler and Gallery One, in Toronto, Canada. Russell’s studio was also nominated and selected as the number one in its category in the prestigious “RANKING ARIZONA” business community, for three years in a row, 2008, 2009, and 2010.