Scott Wayne Indiana
Scott's gestural, abstract paintings are an expression of
re-examining, unlearning and shedding the programmatic aspects of formal
training and development. His large canvases serve as a simple backdrop to the
creative process itself; once painting begins, the confining ideal is largely
left by the wayside in an effort to follow original artistic thought. In other
words, anything is possible once brush meets surfac.
A favorite in the Portland art scene,
Scott's work has been featured in numerous publications, including The Los
Angeles Times, The Oregonian , Portland Monthly, and an upcoming issue of Art in America . In a
recent Art Ltd. magazine profile, Indiana's paintings are described as
"deploying an intuitive sense of movement in invigorating compositions,
his shellac drips and graphite scribbles reminiscent of Cy Twombly…Antoni
Tàpies, Antonio Saura, and Manolo Millares."