RONNIE RUSSELL was born in Aberdeen but has spent most of his life in Troon. Initially working for many years in the design industry, he is now a self employed artist, illustrator and cartoonist. His love of humour is brought out in his specialised character cards – a favourite for birthdays and anniversaries. He specialises in acrylic and watercolour paintings and exhibits in many galleries throughout Scotland including The Aberfeldy Gallery, The Anderson Gallery, Eaglesham, Annan gallery & Christo’s Galleries in Glasgow, Greenhouse Gallery, Castle Douglas, Framework Gallery, Troon & the Waverley Gallery, Prestwick. He regularly exhibits in a number of joint exhibitions including the Duchess Anne Exhibition in Dunkeld and the Paisley Art Institute. Ronnie has had several solo exhibitions of his work at Culzean Castle. His work is held in many private collections one of which is held in the private collection of the House of Lords, London.