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RUSSELL KENT                                                                            

1954 - 2019 Phillip Island.


1972                        H.S.C. Wonthaggi.

1973                        First year Sciences. Monash University.

1974                        Travelled around Australia.

1975                        Studied life drawing. James St Tech. Perth.





1976                        Undercroft Gallery. University of West Aust.    

1978                        St George's Terrace Gallery. ( Studio supplied)

1979                        Churchill Gallery, Perth.


1980                        Profile Gallery, Melbourne.

1984                        First Solo Show. Finlay House, Phillip Island.

1986-1989                   Island Influence Exhibitions. Easter and Dec.

1988-1996                   Phillip Island Arts Council Exhibitions.                 

1992                        Dalyston Art Experience. Easter show.

1995                        "Postcards and Souvenirs. Phillip Island. Artists and artisans. Access Gallery,                             National Gallery of Victoria.

1996 –2003                  Regular exhibitor at Island Influence Gallery. Phillip Island Victoria.

2003 …                      Stable of Island Influence web site agency

2005/6                      Drummond St Gallery, Carlton. Dec – June                                     2007                        Coalfields Art Gallery, Wonthaggi. Group Show. The Gubbas               2008                        Hattah Notes and other sketches” April. Coalfields Art Gallery,   

2009                        Selected to exhibit at the Biennial Drawing Prize, Arc Yinnar,               2010                        Demi Art Exhibition, Mingara Gallery, Phillip Island, May

2021                        Pop up exhibition, PICES, Cowes


1986                        First prize for Oil Painting. Burke Hall

                            Exhibition. Melbourne. (Acquisitive)

1986                        Honorary mention. (Judge: Sir William Dargie)                                                               Royal Overseas League. Melbourne.



The Sentinel Times. Russell Kent and the Swagman.  Bruce Phillips.  27/11/79                                 Daily News. Shaun the swaggie is alive and well. Bruce Phillips 13/11/79 Perth                              The Star. Impressive Exhibition by Island Artists. 22/08\84 Phillip Island.                  

Waverley Gazette. Island Artists on show 2/12/86                                                         Herald Sun. Metro Offshore Art is Coming to Town. Natasha Perera 26/01/95 Melbourne                         Coast Magazine. Different Stokes, Katie Cincotta, Winer Edition 2010                                                                                            

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