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 Russell May  (1921 - 1990)

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Lived/Active: Kentucky      Known for: rural building in landscape, mountains

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BIOGRAPHY for Russell May
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Birth
1921 (Prestonsburg, Kentucky)
 
Death
1990 (Prestonsburg, Kentucky)

Lived/Active
Kentucky


Self portrait - Artist self-portrait
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rural building in landscape, mountains

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The following, submitted April 2004, is from Jeff Loy, friend of the artist's family and collector of work by Russell May. Loy has spoken with the widow of the artist on many occasions.

Russell May was born in Floyd County, Kentucky in 1921 and resided in Floyd County until his death in 1990. Mr. May was a successful business man in Presonsburg, Kentucky, who also ran a sign-painting business. Mr. May also painted well-known advertising on barns across the Kentucky landscape.

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