Russ Bennett is the founder and owner of NorthLand Visual Design & Construction Inc. (1978) in Waitsfield, VT. Russ is a designer, builder, sculptor, social activist, and planner within his community as well as an artist and a musician in his own right. He can often be found in his studio or office experimenting with architecture, metal, music, fire and other odd materials. He is often surrounded by an eclectic group of business people, artists, craftspeople and the occasional pyrotechnic folks. Russ Bennett can often be found bringing a panoply of ideas into reality.