Russell Ronat

Russell Ronat is originally from South Africa. He is a Denver-based contemporary artist and the creator of Project Holocene. It is his goal to draw and paint many endangered animals and show the beauty and fragility of many species in his drawings, illuminated paintings and video work. An established, contemporary mixed media artist, Ronat is driven to use art as a tool to ensure conservation. His work has been seen at museums, zoos and public space exhibitions. He has partnered with conservation charities around the world to bring attention and funding to wildlife issues. These charity events include: Exhibits at National Geographic Encounter in NYC, the Glasshouse Museum to benefit the Koala Hospital, Art Basel to benefit Global Wildlife Conservation, the Bonobo Conservation Initiative in Washington Square, NYC and the RiNo Art District exhibit in Denver, Colorado in support of the Katie Adamson Conservation Fund. The project has been featured in over 75 media stories in the US, Asia and Australia. For more information about Russell and Project Holocene, please visit