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Scott Anderson
Fort Worth, TX

About the Artist

Scott Anderson is a designer and artist from Fort Worth, TX and spends a lot of time in Dallas. After fifteen years in the design and advertising industries — for which he begs to be forgiven — he's now working on art that is not meant to make you want to buy products from someone else, feel good about a certain company, or feel bad about yourself. Quite the contrary; Scott wants you to feel good about yourself.

A largely self-taught artist, Scott has his mother and a handful of teachers to thank for teaching him much of what he knows about creativity, though usually it was in the cont…

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About the Artist

Scott Anderson is a designer and artist from Fort Worth, TX and spends a lot of time in Dallas. After fifteen years in the design and advertising industries — for which he begs to be forgiven — he’s now working on art that is not meant to make you want to buy products from someone else, feel good about a certain company, or feel bad about yourself. Quite the contrary; Scott wants you to feel good about yourself.

A largely self-taught artist, Scott has his mother and a handful of teachers to thank for teaching him much of what he knows about creativity, though usually it was in the context of creative writing. Also, Scott plays in a jazz trio, which has trained him to be creative on the fly, without filters or blinders and with only the roughest sketch of an outline or plan of action. As he puts it: Genuine high-wire-without-a-net stuff.

The artwork Scott now creates is a direct result of his dual creative pursuits in music and writing. There’s a certain amount of "no mind" in his artistic process. He loves taking the familiar and twisting it, shattering it, stretching it, or distorting it until you can see the underlying structures – the bones, the arteries, and the nerves – of the world in some new way. There is a direct connection to a jazz standard played in some new, inventive, and unusual way. You know the song, but in the performance you are shown something in the song you didn’t realize was there.

The method is constantly evolving – itself a song that is never played the same way twice. And, Scott hopes, never resolving.

Artist’s Work

Modified universe full of stars
Scott anderson

Modified Universe Full of Stars

By Scott Anderson

Horizon on fire
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Horizon on Fire

By Scott Anderson

Squidgy portrait of hans
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Squidgy Portrait of Hans

By Scott Anderson

Flat table round bottle
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Flat Table Round Bottle

By Scott Anderson

Squidgy lake worth bridge
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Squidgy Lake Worth Bridge

By Scott Anderson

Modified skyline
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Modified Skyline

By Scott Anderson

Modified mill
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Modified Mill

By Scott Anderson

Modified garden 3 alt 2
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Modified Garden 3 alt 2

By Scott Anderson

Youre as pretty as a flower
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You're As Pretty As a Flower

By Scott Anderson

City of ghosts xii
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City of Ghosts XII

By Scott Anderson

Central squidgy alternate
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Central Squidgy Alternate

By Scott Anderson

Drinky winky 4
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Drinky Winky #4

By Scott Anderson

Modified wise notes
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Modified Wise Notes

By Scott Anderson

Modified clouds 3
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Modified Clouds #3

By Scott Anderson

Modified skater 11
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Modified Skater 1.1

By Scott Anderson

Modified those clouds 2
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Modified Those Clouds 2

By Scott Anderson

Modified smokestacks
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Modified Smokestacks

By Scott Anderson

Modified those clouds 52
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Modified Those Clouds 5.2

By Scott Anderson

Moto kanji 2
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Moto Kanji 2

By Scott Anderson

Modified homesteader
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Modified Homesteader

By Scott Anderson

Squidgy i 30
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Squidgy I-30

By Scott Anderson

Squidgy gin cotton
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Squidgy Gin Cotton

By Scott Anderson

Modified bongo
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Modified Bongo

By Scott Anderson

Modified glasses 15
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Modified Glasses 1.5

By Scott Anderson

Modified those clouds 51
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Modified Those Clouds 5.1

By Scott Anderson

The squidgy of st john
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The Squidgy of St John

By Scott Anderson

East of the sun
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East of the Sun

By Scott Anderson

Modified those clouds 5
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Modified Those Clouds 5

By Scott Anderson

Squidgy patchwork sunset
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Squidgy patchwork Sunset

By Scott Anderson

Central squidgy
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Central Squidgy

By Scott Anderson

Modified those clouds 21
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Modified Those Clouds 2.1

By Scott Anderson

Modified those clouds 22
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Modified Those Clouds 2.2

By Scott Anderson

City of ghosts xiii
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City of Ghosts XIII

By Scott Anderson

Magic city sunday
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Magic City Sunday

By Scott Anderson

Arborealasticity
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Arborealasticity

By Scott Anderson

Selected Exhibitions

  • the Collection of Elizabeth and Jeremy Frenzel
    Fort Worth, TX, 2012
  • The Collection of Tiffany and Fernando Figueiredo
    Fort Worth, TX, 2012
  • Arts Goggle
    Fort Worth, TX, 2012
  • Artists Against Aids
    Fort Worth, TX, 2011
  • The Holt Lunsford Collection
    Fort Worth, TX, 2011

Education

  • Fort Lewis College, English Communications
    Durango, CO,1995