Photography by Russell Cobb
Russell Cobb is a multi award winning artist/illustrator now turned photographer. His awards include 5 Best of British Gold Awards, D&AD silvers and in 2011 Creative Review, one of the UK’s leading design publications awarded him the accolade of Best in Book. In 2003 the Indepenent UK National newspaper voted him one of the UK’s top 10 Illustrators. He served as Chairman of the Association of Illustrators UK 2004-9. Cobb has been featured in many international publications and collaborated with many leading art directors. His commercial and commissioned work has been exhibted in London, Berlin,Oslo and Zurich. Now in search of a new challenge he brings his fine art and design expertise into his photographic work. Cobb’s work is fascinated with the notion of actors and stage, observing how people transform themselves in response to costume, uniform and location. His work searches for a timeless depiction of the subject matter.