Russell Davis Green Biography

Russell Davis Green




Russell Davis Green was born in Traer, Iowa on December 29, 1910.  He studied art at Iowa State College and the Art Institute of Chicago.  He worked in the Illinois and New York WPA-FAPs in the 1930’s and the GSA lists two of his woodcuts from the WPA in the Art Institute of Chicago and other museums. Green was also an accomplished lithographer and exhibited his work in the AIC Fifth Annual Convention in 1935.  He also showed at the Philadelphia Art Alliance; Radio City, NY; Museum of Modern Art and the Grand Central Galleries in New York; Chicago Artists Show in 1934; ASL, Chicago (prize) and the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs, 1935.

Green is known to have taught art at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri in the 1940’s.  He died in nearby Rocheport, Boone County, Missouri in March of 1986.