Figurative Paintings by American Painter "Deborah Scott"


I work in the genre painting tradition.  My work is a mash-up of classically styled figurative painting and contemporary iconography.  My narratives are based on biography, tarot, mythology and fairytale.  Iconic brands and contemporary imagery support the narrative in my work.    

I am a graduate of the Drawing and Painting Atelier at Gage Academy of Art.  Prior to my art career, I worked in global brand marketing with familiar brands including Cheerios, Betty Crocker, and Amazon.com.  In this role I became fascinated with the power of Jungian archetypes, works by Joseph Campbell, and iconography.  Developing my understanding and expression of figurative artchetypes is the cornerstone of my work.




Awards and Honors
     2013:
First Place | 3rd Annual Juried Show | Florida Museum of Women Artists
     Juror Professor Emeritus Yrabodra | Florida A&M University
         
     2012: Inagural Associated Artist | Museum of Realist Art | Pamela Sienna and
     George Kougeas, Curators and Co-Founders, Museum of Realist Art.
         
     2011: The William Radcliffe Studio Challenge Award | Nominating Panel |
     Greg Kucera, Linda Hodges, Jess Marie, Gunner Nordstrom
         
     2010: First Place Figure | Best of Gage | Juror Derrick R Cartwright,
     Director Seattle Art Museum



















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