Ebony Russell is a visual artist that lives in Sydney, she is primarily a sculptor working in the ceramic medium. She studied a Bachelor of Applied Arts (Ceramics) at Monash University, graduating with Honours in 2003. Ebony received the award for 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.