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
BFA in Fine Arts, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY — 2014-18
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 Press, Lindsey Garretson and Anna Del Salvo [Link]
Scott Walker is a New York City based fine artist and a recent graduate from Parsons the New School for Design with a BFA in Fine Art. His work combines his interests in craft, care, gender, and sexuality. His work utilizes traditional fiber craft techniques, most often embroidery, quilting, and macrame. Fiber crafts reference familial histories and traditions, as well as the domestic spaces in which crafted works are created and displayed. Scott grew up with a mom who embroidered and a grandma who knitted, along with other female family members working in fiber crafts. Scott's craft work imitates these labors of love.
Through his work, Scott grapples with the queer experience. He confronts masculinities that cause him discomfort. His work is also nostalgic, revisiting a childlike version of himself and celebrating aspects of himself that he hid out of shame when in the closet.