Founder & President
West Chelsea Contemporary is a world-class gallery offering museum quality art in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas focusing on 20th century and contemporary art predominantly in American, Asian and European post-war movements.
Formerly Russell Collection Fine Art, West Chelsea Contemporary opened in October of 2020 under the direction of Lisa Russell who’s operated this gallery since founding Russell Collection in 2002.
With this gallery rebrand, her vision is for West Chelsea Contemporary to satisfy the evolved demographic and style of Austin’s culture by showcasing everything from mid-career and emerging artists to legends like KAWS, Yayoi Kusama, Keith Haring, Shepard Fairey, Andy Warhol, Blek Le Rat, Mr. Brainwash, Fiona Rae, Roy Lichtenstein, Takashi Murakami and more.
West Chelsea Contemporary clients are assisted by an expert staff dedicated to providing the highest level of service.