Art Exhibition • August 5th – September 24th, 2016 • James P. Scott

Art Exhibition • August 5th – September 24th, 2016 • James P. Scott

ARK is excited to present the work of  James P. Scott in a Survey Exhibition. Opening reception August 27th, 2016 5:PM – 8:PM

Urban Explorations

My urban landscapes morphed into non-representational, mixed media, wall work. Earlier examinations of a street sign’s personal history, graffiti, age, weather damage and general mistreatment, as well as the area surrounding these signs revealed a microcosm that became fertile ground for more exploratory work. The idea that signs are a structure to convey information and guide us through our world, got me thinking about the very basics of this system. A system that became the crux of the mixed media work, initiating a simultaneous breaking down of the pictorial and painting structure. Visual layers turned into real sculptural layers, imbued with the faculty to express emotional as well as intellectual concepts. The work is trial and error finding the path, building a system of correction and a language of materials, layers, grid structures and color…

…James P. Scott

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Curated by Kira Vollman

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