My Soon to be Newest Celebrity Collectors

By Derek Russell

I'm beyond excited to announce...

I've been working behind closed doors creating a world of vibrant expression.

With Love,


& Laughter.

I've been commissioned for a series of original oil paintings for 6 celebrities! The paintings will be presented at the 2014 Education Innovation Summit by Global Silicon Valley Capital.

Celebrities are as follows:

Lou Holtz - Legendary American football coach for Notre Dame, active sportscaster, author and motivational speaker

Michael Milken - American billionaire financier and philanthropist

Jeb Bush - served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, and is the younger brother of former President George W. Bush

Oprah Winfrey - American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist

Reed Hastings - Entrepreneur and education philanthropist, CEO of Netflix, and on the boards of Facebook, Microsoft, and numerous non-profit organizations

Magic Johnson - Retired American Professional Basketball player for Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA, entrepreneur, philanthropist, broadcaster and motivational speaker

Thank you Global Silicon Valley Capital & Brandlift! Thank you Lou, Michael, Jeb, Oprah, Reed & Magic.

May my innovative approach to painting portraits stimulate your senses and wow you to reach for the stars.




Learn more about commissioning me for art

About Derek Russell

Derek Russell is widely recognized as one of the world's most sought after living artists specializing in his own form of expressionism. As a corporate artist, he has partnered with many remarkable companies (financial institutions, global businesses and private clubs) and offered them innovative ways to showcase their visions and imagination. He has the unrivaled ability to paint his client’s inspiration. Celebrities, business leaders and royalty entrust him to create vivid and vibrant masterpieces for them to display in their homes all around the world.

Known for his unique style & originality, his client’s make extreme visual statements by working with Derek. His rock star hair and flair for going big, bold and vibrant creates that impact clients want. He has a natural sense of aesthetics and an expertise in bringing power & life to his paintings. His honest, respected, & clear communication make the process easy, fun & exciting. There are many artists out there doing "traditional" work but Derek is a true master who creates original, expressive masterpieces. Derek is honored to connect with clients to discuss special commissions.

New Hampshire based artist Derek Russell can be reached at 603.491.1774 or