Scott Walker

Artist Statement

Scott Walker (b. 1996, Massachusetts) is a New York City based fine artist working in traditional fiber craft techniques, such as embroidery and quilting. In his work, Scott grapples with the experience of being queer and effeminate. He uses a deliberately feminine aesthetic, one that is soft in both material and sensibility. His work is also campy, playing with notions of taste and gender, and elevating unsophisticated subject matter, such as tween magazine covers. His work is nostalgic, combining his nostalgia for fiber crafts with his fondness for pop music and pop culture—spaces where femininity has been centered and celebrated.

Scott graduated from Parsons the New School for Design in 2018 with a BFA in Fine Art. His work has been exhibited in New York City and Swampscott, Massachusetts.



EXHIBITIONS

April 2019 - Nothing Without Intention, Curated by SVA MA Curatorial Practice, Brooklyn, NY

February 2019 - Soft Grit, Lobo Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

September 2018 - Fall Residency Showcase, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

September 2018 - New Member Showcase, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

June 2018 - Emerging, ReachArts, Swampscott, MA

May 2018 - Parsons 2018 BFA Fine Arts Thesis Show, New York, NY

March 2017 - Twist, Junior BFA Show, Parsons The New School For Design, New York, NY

July-August 2016 - Art From the Boros IV, Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY [Link]

EDUCATION

BFA in Fine Arts, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY —  2014-18

PRESS

May 2018 -  "‘Emerging’ to be presented at ReachArts," The Swampscott Reporter, Tereza Swanda [Link]

November 2017 - Open Studios Spotlights Fine Arts Students, The New School Free PressLindsey Garretson and Anna Del Salvo [Link]

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