Russ Fagle is an artist and art instructor with nearly 30 years experience in branding, graphic design, art and illustration and creative development. He is a graduate of Wartburg College and has won awards creating for some of the worlds largest- and smallest companies. Clients have included The Iowa Lottery, Brachs Candy, Apple, Panasonic, GE Capital and local companies like The Freedom Festival, The NewBo City Market and Rockwell Collins. Russ has also worked extensively in developing communications and graphics for the healthcare sector since 2001 when he transitioned to an independent consultant.
Russ was a founding artist of the New Bohemia Arts and Entertainment District of Cedar Rapids in 2002 and currently sits on the New Bohemia District Board of Directors. He has in New Bohemia and is owner of Mixed Media Magic which is an art instruction and event business. Russ has facilitated art making workshops for cancer patients for many years and has often taught at the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy. He currently facilitates the EIAA’s Healing HeArts program that promotes healing through art-making for those effected by cancer or serious illness and their supporters. Russ is a musician, father and avid student of world history and cultures.