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Russell May

 (1921 - 1990)
Russell May was active/lived in Kentucky.  Russell May is known for rural building in landscape, mountains.

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Biography   Russell May


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.

As early as 1968, Mr. May, at the urging of his wife, Eva Bennington May, turned to painting as a career. He traveled to Vienna, Austria where he studied with Gerhard Nesvadba. While in Vienna, Mr. May published at least three prints on the European mark   ...  Displaying 750 of 3804 characters.

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