Christopher Russell (b. 1974) received his M.F.A. from the Art Center College of Design (CA).

In 2009, he produced a solo exhibition as part of the Hammer Museum's (CA) "Hammer Projects" series. He has also been featured in group exhibitions at the Tokyo Institute of Photography (Japan), Barnsdall Art Center (CA), Armory Center for the Arts (CA), Oakland Museum (CA), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (CA), among others. He has has numerous critical articles published in Artillery Magazine, Art US, and Leisure, in addition to being a featured subject of positive review by the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Huffington Post, Artillery, Frieze, and ArtForum, among others. Russell also produces his own unique books in addition to his first novel, "Sniper. His work is included in the collections of Deutsche Bank, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Grunwald Center at the Hammer Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, to name a few.X