" A Hidden Agenda " (2020)
This piece was created by welding over 1000 small steel rods together along with some chain and some perforated steel. She stands 43.5 inches tall x 20 inches wide x 12 inches deep and is mounted on s steel plate that is 12 x 16. She weighs 48 pounds.
To me the artist : This is a representation of another of my slumberlings that I call “ILLICTA” . ( Sluberlings are the reoccurring dream beings that stock my deep narcoleptic dreamworld ). She is somewhat of my shoulder devil. She is sleek and slithery and moves almost like a snake and cozies up to me and whispers images in to my mind. Her face is sharp like a razor so she can cut deep in to my soul. Her eyes are a deep solid black so I can’t see in to hers. She whispers and tries to shape my thoughts and actions with her steamy poetry. She spins webs of warm paradigms to tempt and and control my actions. Her being reminds me of a midnight soaking rain of warm massage oil drenching my being in her slippery ways. She is not evil but she does have a hidden agenda.
Scott was born in the early 70s on the east coast. Son to a chemical engineering professor and a school teacher. After bouncing around many states and even more cities Scott landed on his own in Austin Texas at the age of 17. He attended college by day and created leatherwork by night. The leatherwork lead to a show that was created basically by accident to feature his work in a fashion show. He then wrote, directed and performed in that show on on a weekly basis for 14 years. Then life changed dramatically due to a family tragedy and the show closed and Scott went to work as a roughneck welder for the next 10 years. While raising his daughter alone on a shoestring budget he began to sculpt with scrap steel from the shop to cope and keep busy. He is self taught and has been sculpting now for about 5 years and his primary subject is the female form. His goal is to take the chaos of a rigid medium thats cold, hard and sharp and pattern it in to soft flowing forms , smooth to the touch that convey warmth and emotion.