She worked for two decades as marketing manager for Asheville's only milk processing plant, Milkco, before devoting her efforts to her art.
Russell hopes that viewers will see that his new work represents "an honest search, an honest approach."
Allred's done a little bit of everything, from set painting and architectural renderings to book illustrations and logo design.
Visitors will encounter otherworldly beasts, bejeweled skeletons, and nameless but oddly familiar animals in the series.
The show will include photography, paintings and an immersive, multimedia element.
There will be more than 15,000 square feet of mural space and more than 50 artists invited to paint over three days.
The crew plans to paint the backs of the following buildings: Blue Spiral, Bellagio, The Fine Arts Theatre, Barley's and Chestnut.
A group of six artists has joined forces on the black-and-white mural at the teen center on Haywood Road.
Gerard, one of the River Arts District's most well-known artists, will move into a permanent 4,700-square-foot studio in early 2014.
Rich Nelson will hold an open house on March 9 at his Depot Street studio.