A Grub in the Nose Garden

Scott Isenbarger

Regular price $250.00

Artist: Scott Isenbarger

Materials: Oil Paint, Canvas

Size: 64 inches x 64 inches

Gallery Shows: New Work

Edition Count: 1

    About the Artist:

    I am a visual artist (b. Indiana, 1981) that lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. I make large colorful paintings that draw heavily from post modern and surrealist histories. I attended Indiana University in Bloomington where I earned a BA in English and a BFA in Painting and was awarded the Harry Engels Scholarship for painting. I later earned my MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute where I was awarded a Presidential Fellow Scholarship.

    I am fascinated by the never ending amount of information present in the world and intrigued by the rate that we consume it. As an artist and image collector, the digital age has supplied me with an inexhaustible amount of fodder. To build my compositions I first make a collage using the overflow of data I have gathered from film, pop culture, advertising, literature, music, the Internet, my personal life, and Facebook and Instagram. Through painting I translate the collage and explore how this inundation of information distorts classic narratives within the unconscious. Throughout this process I challenge myself to identify and subvert clichés in contemporary and  historical art.