Ebony Russell is a visual artist that lives in Sydney, she is primarily an object maker working in the ceramic medium. She studied a Bachelor of Applied Arts (Ceramics) at Monash University, graduating with Honours in 2003. Ebony was honoured with the award for the Outstanding Applied Arts Student at Monash University 2003. In 2006 Ebony received a Graduate Diploma in Education of Visual Arts from the University of Melbourne. Since graduating as a specialist art teacher she has worked in several colleges as Head of Department in Victoria and Queensland while continuing to exhibit and maintain her art practice. Working with large-scale stoneware, slip casting, porcelain as well as resin and printmaking.
Ebony is currently a Masters of Fine Arts candidate at the National Art School in Sydney. This year she has been selected as a finalist in the annual Saint Cloche Gallery - Little Things Art Prize and the biannual Sydney Living Museum - Meroogal Women's Art Prize. She has also been awarded the International Franz Rising Star Award for excellence in porcelain along with winning a Franz Rising Star Project Scholarship.