With a playful eye and exacting technique, Scott Curtis takes an imaginative approach to portraits, landscapes, interiors and abstracts. Each piece is approached with a rigorous set of self-imposed obstructions or constraints which he then attempts to work and play within, creating the most resonant effects possible for that work. Working primarily with oil on wood panels, the artist’s process sees him using thick applications of paint and vivid uses of color, particularly when creating his bold abstract pieces.
His distinctive portrait and landscape style incorporates exciting and inventive visual effects where figures and buildings are softly fragmented and mirrored, swirling and merging with their surroundings as if dissolving. Over his long career he has garnered recognition at the highest levels of fine art and design, with works in major collections as well as having exhibited in a wide range of galleries across the United States.