Bill Russell is visual journalist. He graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1976, then became a freelance illustrator for magazines, books and newspapers. For seven years beginning in 1994, Bill was Adjunct Professor of Illustration at the California College of the Arts, as well as a part time staff artist at the San Francisco Chronicle where he illustrated a weekly panel called the Bay Folk Sketchbook. His portfolio of scratchboard illustration can be viewed at He is represented by Reactor Art and Design. With Profile Reportage, Bill Russell expands his illustrative and narrative approach to new markets and clients. Bill’s new participatory style of art is available for corporate, advertising, and lifestyle projects, as well as ideation sessions.

Requests for additional print samples and other inquiries and commissions can be made directly to Bill by email or by phone at 415.491.9734.