About The Artist

Russell Foltz-Smith traces the qualitative infinite in pursuit of becoming anything, something, everything else.   Father, husband, educator, artist, poet, philosopher. 20 year technology career. Marina Del Rey, CA. k-12 School cofounder, www.actonvenice.org

Art Shows and Exhibits

“I Am Me: Artist Self-Portraits”, group show, 2019, Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA
https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/currentexhibits#self

"The Future We Want", art installation and showing, 2018, Marina City Towers, Chicago, IL
(coffee table book forthcoming 2019)

"Parallels: Exploring The New Realities", art exhibit, 2017, Venice, CA
https://www.worksonbecoming.com/new-events/2017/4/29/parallels-exploring-the-new-realities

"The Maze", set and production art installation, 2017, Portland, OR
https://www.oregonlive.com/art/index.ssf/2017/04/a_maze_theatre_vertigo_review.html
https://www.worksonbecoming.com/new-events/2017/4/13/a-maze-theatre-vertigo-portland-or

"This is Not a Gun: The Gun Show Pre Show", interactive art collaboration with theater show, 2016, Portland, OR
http://www.cohoproductions.org/archives/the-gun-show/
https://www.worksonbecoming.com/new-events/2016/9/9/this-is-not-a-gun


"Projection: An Art and Philosophy Experience", 2016, Wright Bros Brew & Brew, Austin, TX
www.worksonbecoming.com/new-events/2016/5/9/projection-an-art-and-philosophy-experience-in-austin-tx
do512.com/events/2016/5/27/projection-a-show-engaging-the-art-philosophy-of-infinite-choice

"Pulp, Pulse and People: An Art and Philosophy Experience", 2016, The Hangar LA, Los Angeles, CA
www.worksonbecoming.com/pulp-pulse-people


Writing
Systems and Artificial Intelligence Essays and Research
medium.com/@un1crom, Ongoing, Los Angeles, CA

In Contingency: Symbol and Relations – A Philosophy of Existence, 2015-2016, Los Angeles, CA
www.worksonbecoming.com/symbol-and-relation

Expecting Management/Managing Expectations: An art and philosophy introduction, 2015
www.worksonbecoming.com/art-and-books-for-sale/managing-expectations-expecting-management

Poems While Living and Dying, 2012, Austin, TX
www.amazon.com/Poems-While-Living-Russell-Foltz-Smith-ebook/dp/B0081NQ3IQ

Business

Full(ish) business profile here: www.linkedin.com/in/russfoltzsmith

Theater Arts

"Boonards – Red, White and Boo, A Comedy Show", Stage Left Theater, 2000 Chicago, IL

"Big Bang, Big Crunch, Big Deal", Harold Clurman Theater, 1999 New York, NY

Actor and writer;  sketch comedy

42 collegiate theater productions as an actor, writer or director, 1995-1999 Chicago, IL

Education

BA - Mathematics; University of Chicago, 1999, Chicago, IL
Howell Murray Alumni Association Award, Dean’s List

Vilppu Academy, 2018-2019, Los Angeles, CA
Old Masters and Figurative Art Select Training

Otis College of Art and Design, 2014-2017 Los Angeles, CA
Continuing Education in Fine Arts

Wolfram Research NKS Summer School, 2008, Burlington, VT
www.wolframscience.com/summerschool/2008/alumni/foltzsmith.html

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Twitter: @un1crom

Facebook: @worksonbecoming and https://www.facebook.com/russellfoltzsmith

Blog: https://medium.com/@un1crom and socialmode.com