Tassie Russell studied BA Fine Art at the University of Kingston, the Royal College of Art (Cultural Histories Department) and went on to the Slade School of Fine Art.  Following this she embarked on post graduate studies in MA printmaking at Camberwell (School of Art) where she was awarded the Clifford Chance Purchase Prize by the late Sir Terry Frost.  She has also studied photography at Central St Martins School of Art.

Tassie has taught undergraduate courses on fine art, printmaking and photography at colleges in London, Suffolk and Australia.

Her work as a painter and printmaker has been widely exhibited and is held in a number of private and public collections.

Combining her printmaking and photography practice as well as painting, her work displays an interesting range and versatility.  Drawing on materials and experiences from many sources, both urban,  rural, man-made and elemental.