Born: Essex, UK, 1967
Lives: London, UK

Education: Trained in Drama, Exeter University

Worked throughout the 1990's under the name SR and/or SR LONDON.
First works under own name from 1996 onwards.

Solo Exhibitions


The Names of 500 Artists, Rhythm Factory, London

A One Night Stand with Russell Herron, Vinespace, London
Russell Herron is a Real Artist, Rhythm Factory, London

Russell Herron's 69 Magazines (Martine McCutcheon), Rhythm Factory, London

Russell Herron’s 69 Magazines (Geri Halliwell), Rhythm Factory, London

New Work, Carisbrooke Road, London
Russell Herron’s 69 Magazines (Jayne Mansfield), Rhythm Factory, London

Pages from Magazines, Carisbrooke Road, London
Russell Herron’s 69 Magazines (Jordan aka Katie Price), Rhythm Factory, London

Russell Herron's London Lighters, Norfolk Road, London

This Is The Pilot, Waterstone’s, Charing Cross Road, London

“It is November 1996. I am working at Waterstone’s, Charing Cross Road. These people work here too.” Waterstone’s, Charing Cross Road, London

(as SR) 33 Women, Wakefield Arts Centre, West Yorkshire


Group Exhibitions


Drawing Together, SGFA, online only

Model/Maquette, Cello Factory, London

This Year's Model, Studio 1.1, London

Unlocked, Annual Open, SGFA, Mall Galleries, London

UCA Stretched, UCA, Farnham, UK


Being Human, Thrown Contemporary, London

Picture Palace, Transition Two, London

Derwent Art Prize, Gallery@OXO, London

Derwent Art Prize, rue Saint Claude, Paris, France

Viral: Kyle Marks Gallery, Calgary, Canada (Online Exhibition)

Society of Graphic Fine Art Annual Open, Mall Galleries, London

'as yet untitled...', Studio 1.1, London

This Year's Model, Studio 1.1, London

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

John Lennon Is Not Dead, Stash Gallery, London

A Letter in Mind, Gallery@OXO, London (shown online only)



This Year's Model, Studio 1.1, London

Crouch End Open Studios, London

Trade Show, E17 Art Trail, London (curated by Karl Bielik)

Arts Depot Open, Apthorp Gallery, selected group show, London

Society of Graphic Fine Art, DRAW 19, Menier Gallery, London

Allhallowstide, Portsmouth Arts Space, Hampshire (curated by Kate Street and Rhys Trussler)

ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London



RANDOM 2018, Ply Gallery, London

Jo Mama's Alphabet Show, Studio 1 Gallery, London

Crouch End Open Studios, London



9 Lives, Mainstream Gallery, Ramsgate



The Names, Transition Gallery, Sluice Art Fair, London

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London


Artworks Open, Artworks Project Space, London

Big Deal No 5, Q-park, Oxford Street, London


How To Solve Problems in the Office, Trade Gallery, Nottingham

7th Annual Terrace Open, Terrace Studios, London


Rhizomatic, Departure Gallery, London
Art Trail, Latitude Festival, Southwold, Suffolk
9 Sheds, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London

Free Art Fair, Barbican, London
4th Annual Terrace Open, Terrace Studios, London
The Noise of Art, Swanfield Yard, London
Fete for the Wicked, Hackney Wicked Festival, London
Trash Vortex, TangentProjects, London
This Was Now: The Russell Herron Collection, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London (co-curator with Harry Pye)
Travelling Light, WW Gallery, Venice
Travelling Light, WW Gallery, London
American Seed, Clarke Gallery, Berlin

The Worst Gift is a Fruitcake, Ferreira Projects, London
Marmite Prize For Painting, Studio 1.1, London
Happy First Birthday, Elevator Gallery, London
Irregular Pulse, Ferreira Projects, London

O Dreamland, Greatstone, Kent
Stick, Stamp, Fly, Gasworks, London
While the City Breathes, Campbell Works, London

Grotto, Studio 1.1, London
Gift, Museum MAN, Liverpool
Objects in Waiting, End Gallery, Psalter Lane, Sheffield
PRIVATE: Staff Only, ICA, London
George Polke Invites, London
Kitson Kaleidoscope, (Curated by Mark McGowan and James Ford), London

Eng-er-Land (curated by Cathy Lomax), Gallery 102, London

(as SR) URBANITE, City Racing, London
(as SR) Crafty, MOMA, Oxford

(as SR) Glass Shelf Show, ICA, London.

(as SR) Contemporary Women Artists, Coventry Gallery, London

(as SR) Leeds Artists Show, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds

(as SR) Leeds Artists Show, Leeds City Art Gallery, West Yorkshire

Village Raw, Acts of Looking, Lito Apostolakou, April 2020

Being Human, exhibition catalogue, March, 2020

Le Cool, This Was Now, Herbert Wright, July 2009
Jotta, Russell Herron is dead… Long live Russell Herron… Stephanie Grace, July 2009
Amelia's Magazine blog, Irregular Pulse, Ferreira Projects, Tanya Geddes, August 2008
Golgonooza blog, 138 Eyes, Steve Smith, May 2007
Grafik, May 2007
Super Super, Art Blogger of the Minute, April 2007
Total Spec, Phonecalls to Artists, April 2007
Q and A, Fad website, 2007
BBC Collective, Tabloid Tales at Gallery 102, Eng-er-Land, Gemma de Cruz, August 2005
Metro, Tabloid View of England, Fisun Guner, August 10 2005
Metro, Russell Herron’s 69 Magazines (Jayne Mansfield), May 2005
The Face, Uncover Girl, January 2004
Marmalade, iss 3, Breast is Best, Francesca Gavin, January 2004
Front, iss 63, Make it Quick Son, You’ve Only Got a Minute, November 2003
Walthamstow Guardian, Russell Looks on the Lighter Side of Life, April 2003
Art is Everywhere, Australian Art Collector, December 1998
Marie Claire Italia, Who is SR? September 1998
The Independent, If it’s fame and fortune you’re after, just stick around a bit, John Windsor, March 1998
The Guardian, Sidelines, June 1998
Harry Pye’s Frank Magazine issue 15, Oct 1997
The Guardian, Sidelines, Libby Brooks, June 1997
The Observer, Girl Overboard, Kathryn Flett, June 1997
Scene, Just what is it that makes a dead shark so appealing? Chris Townsend, December 1996
Creative Camera issue 327 pps 10, 30-33, Apr/May 1994
Time Out, Contemporary Women Artists, Coventry Gallery, Sue Hubbard, March 1994
Northern Star, 33 Women by SR, John Turner, November 1992



100 Small Cardboard Portraits (2nd Ed) 2021

100 Small Cardboard Portraits (1st Ed) 2020

Collecting Contemporary Art, Greg Rook, 2020

Terrace 2005 - 2014, Karl Bielik, 2017

Capgras Syndrome, Tangent, 2012

I was The17, Garageland, issue 7, 2009
Peter Doig show, The Rebel, Sartorial Contemporary Art, 2008

The Marmite Prize for Painting 2008, Susak Press, 2008
Text for catalogue of show The Thinking Thing, Charlotte Hopkins Hall, Ferreira Projects, 2008
Text for catalogue of show Duchamp Played Chess; I Made Cranes, James Ford, Ferreira Projects, 2008
Russell Herron Has Left the Building - announcement in Art Monthly, July/August 2007
Text for Catalogue of group show 'Nichts weiter als ein Rendezvous' 2006
Contribution to Leisure Centre, issue 7, 2006
Contributions to Saatchi Gallery website 2006
Contributions to The Critical Friend 2006
Russell Herron, Tangent, issue 6 2006
As an artist, how do you define success? Tangent, issue 5, 2006
Brian Dennehy, Garageland, issue 1, 2005
Before/After, published in Arty Magazine issue 20 Aug/Sept 2005
Flaca Annual 2004 (Co-curator, Flaca Gallery, London)


Private collections internationally

The Tom and Chai Hall Collection