Russell Maycumber was born in the old river boat captain's house on Black Creek in Middleberg Florida. His mother was a ceramicist, realtor, hair stylist, and computer engineer. Russell has 3 siblings. As he was growing up, he moved frequently. Having lived in England, St. Croix USVI, New Orleans, Tampa, Miami Fl., Los Angeles California Austin TX. NYC, Atlanta, and Boone NC. Russell is above all things a husband and a father, Russell currently lives in St. Augustine FL. He has worked many jobs including toy sculptor, a cook for a juvenile halfway house, a gas station pump fluffer, an extra in Jurassic Park Seinfeld, and a civil war prisoner to name a few. Russell is the Woodshop Administrator for the sculpture department of Flagler College.