Nathaniel Russell is a musician and visual artist living in Indianapolis.


The multi-disciplinary artist will release Songs Of May 24 via via Psychic Hotline, the recording company founded by Amelia Meath & Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso. Produced by Meath, it’s an album Russell envisioned being sold at his funeral’s merch table. 

Russell makes drawings, paintings, prints, murals, objects, music and videos that are exhibited  internationally in galleries, DIY spaces, and living rooms, often with friends and fellow artists. Over the past however-many years his work has appeared on album covers by Vetiver, Neil Halstead, Mountain Man, and Tommy Guerrero among others. Drawings have been seen in The New York Times, Apartamento, The Baffler and many other publications and books. A lifelong skateboarder, his graphics are on countless decks, accessories and clothing. All this to say that Russell makes a lot of different kinds of work that may be familiar to you already and continues to make more every day.

Nathaniel Russell shows:
May 12 Indianapolis, IN – State Street Pub w/ Duffy X Uhlmann, Tara Jane O’Neil
May 15 Ellenville, NY – Everything Nice
May 19 Keene, NH – The Thing in the Spring